Robert Finlayson Cook (1946 – 2005). British Labour Party politician, who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Livingston from 1983 until his death, and served in the Cabinet as Foreign Secretary from 1997 until 2001, when he was replaced by Jack Straw.
- "Red-haired, with a Lenin-like beard, he became a national figure through his powers of persuasion." https://www.telegraph.co.uk/…/obitu…/1495724/Robin-Cook.html
- "Short of stature, with his ginger hair and neatly trimmed beard..." https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2005/aug/06/politics.labour2