Reference Entry

Addington, Henry, first Viscount Sidmouth (1757-1844), prime minister

J. E. Cookson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/150

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Early years | Member of parliament | Speaker, 1789-1801 | Prime minister, 1801-1804 | The government's decline and fall | Opposition and office, 1804-1805 | The 'ministry of all the talents', 1806-1807 | Opposition, 1807-1812 | Home secretary, 1812-1822 | Assessment and last years

Reference Entry.  7832 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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