Rory Stewart, British politician, was born on 3 January 1973. Rory Stewart, follower of the “remain”r. In 2002, he set out on foot and traveled alone to Afghanistan from Herat in Kabul for thirty-two days, a trip from which he will pull a book, In Afghanistan, a huge success in the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2015, his father died in his arms, despite his efforts to try to revive him. Rory Stewart OBE is the Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border – the largest geographical constituency in England. Rory Stewart Biography and Profile.