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George Canning

Person  Male  Born 11/4/1770  Died 8/8/1827

Prime Minister 1827-1827 (only 119 days, the shortest PM tenure). Born Marylebone. 21 September 1809, Putney Heath, fought a duel with Lord Castlereagh, Secretary of State for War, over the deployment of troops. Should they go to the Netherlands or Portugal? Castlereagh was a crack shot, Canning wasn't and was wounded in the thigh. Died Chiswick House, Middlesex, whilst in office.

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Canning became Foreign Secretary whilst living here. (from modern information...

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