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Russell, John [formerly Lord John Russell], first Earl Russell (1792–1878), prime minister and author

John Prest

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/24325

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Russell, John [formerly Lord John Russell], first Earl Russell (1792–1878), prime minister and author, born at Hertford Street, Westminster, on 18 August 1792, was the third son of Lord John Russell (1766–1839) and his first wife, Georgiana Elizabeth (1768?–1801), second daughter of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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