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Cecil, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-, third marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903), prime minister

Paul Smith

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/32339

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Childhood and youth | Religion, marriage, and journalism | Political ideas and polemics | Parliamentary reform, 1865-1867 | Hatfield and the House of Lords, 1868-1872 | Secretary of state for India, 1874-1878 | Foreign affairs, 1876-1880 | Party leader, 1880-1884 | The caretaker government and the home-rule crisis, 1885-1886 | The premiership and the Unionist alliance, 1886-1892 | The Foreign Office, 1887-1892 | Return to opposition, 1892-1895 | The Unionist coalition, 1895-1900 | Foreign and imperial affairs, 1895-1902 | Death and reputation

Reference Entry.  14270 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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