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Lamb, William, second Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848), prime minister

Peter Mandler

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/15920

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The whig, 1800-1815 | The Canningite, 1815-1830 | Home secretary, 1830-1834 | Prime minister, 1834-1841 | The courtier, 1837-1841 | Retreat and retrospect, 1841-1848

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Subjects: biography ; history

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