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David Lloyd George (1863—1945) prime minister

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Was the misleading name given to those who opposed the government's policy of fighting the Boer War of 1899–1902. Few of them actually sympathized with their country's enemies. Most were either old‐fashioned Gladstonian Liberals, or socialists. Lloyd George and J. A. Hobson both forged their reputations as pro‐Boers.

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