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Canning, George (1770-1827), prime minister and parodist

Derek Beales

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/4556

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Childhood and education | Canning as disciple of Pitt, 1792-1801 | Political difficulties, 1801-1807 | Foreign secretary, 1807-1809 | Out of office, 1809-1816, and MP for Liverpool | India and the queen's affair, 1816-1822 | Foreign secretary, 1822-1827 | Prime minister, April-August 1827 | Estimate

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Subjects: biography ; history

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