Ted Grant (1913-2006) was a well-known figure in the international Marxist movement. He had a significant impact on British politics. From his earliest youth in South Africa Ted Grant dedicated his life to the struggle for the emancipation of the working class. Moving to Britain in 1934 to seek new horizons, within a decade he had become the leading theoretician of the Trotskyist movement. Ted was the founder and theoretical inspirer of the Militant Tendency, which was the predecessor of the International Marxist Tendency.