Sir John Abbott

(1821—1893) prime minister of Canada

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(1821–93) Canadian politician, Conservative Prime Minister of Canada (1891–92). Abbott was a compromise choice as Prime Minister after the death of Sir John Macdonald, but resigned the following year due to ill health.

From A Dictionary of World History in Oxford Reference.

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