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.