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Bright, John (1811-1889), politician

Miles Taylor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/3421
Bright, John (1811-1889), politician


Early life, education, and travels | Rochdale politics, 1835-1840 | Husband and widower | The Anti-Corn Law League, and the Commons | MP for Manchester, and second marriage | Radical causes | Reform of Ireland and political alliances | The Crimean War | Nervous breakdown and convalescence | Return to politics and parliamentary reform | The Liberal Party and the American Civil War | Parliamentary reform, 1865-1868 | In and out of the cabinet, 1868-1880 | Back in cabinet, resignation, home rule, and death | Bright in perspective

Reference Entry.  9393 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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