Reference Entry

Stanley, Edward Henry, fifteenth earl of Derby (1826-1893), politician and diarist

David Steele

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/26266

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A reluctant tory, 1848-1858 | Cabinet and opposition, 1858-1868: India, parliamentary reform, and the Foreign Office | A sort of political monk | Derby, Disraeli, and Salisbury, 1868-1878 | The Colonial Office, 1882-1885: the problems of Africa and the Pacific | Liberal and Unionist, 1885-1893

Reference Entry.  6460 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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