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Stanley, Edward George Geoffrey Smith, fourteenth earl of Derby (1799-1869), prime minister

Angus Hawkins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early years and education | Early political career, 1820-1830 | Chief secretary for Ireland and colonial secretary, 1830-1834 | The 'Derby Dilly' and Conservative merger, 1834-1841 | Colonial secretary, 1841-1845 | Conservative leadership, 1846-1868 | Retirement and death, 1868-1869 | Scholarship, theology and sport | Achievement and reputation

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