Reference Entry

Harcourt, Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon (1827-1904), politician

Peter Stansky

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Family, education, and early career | Marriage, the law, and early political career | Home secretary | Chancellor of the exchequer and the Liberal split | Chancellor of the exchequer again | The struggle for the Liberal leadership | Harcourt and the death duties | In opposition | Final years, death, and reputation

Reference Entry.  5306 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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