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Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

Person  Male  Born 29/3/1799  Died 23/10/1869

Tory politician. Born at Knowsley Park, Lancashire. Overcame his early boisterous jollity and three times became Prime Minister, each time a coalition caretaker between the giants: Peel and Gladstone. Longest-serving party leader in modern British history (1846 - 68). Abolished slavery throughout the Empire. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. His grandfather founded the Derby race-meeting.

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Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

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44728

14th Earl of Derby

Edward Geoffrey, 14th Earl of Derby

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71342

Derby statue

The relief panels, by Montford, on the four sides of the plinth show scenes f...

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45119

Great Exhibition and Prince Albert

Designed by Joseph Durham with modifications by Sydney Smirke. Inaugurated by...

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