Lord Castlereagh commits suicide

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Historical Context Note

British prime minister Lord Castlereagh commits suicide, aged 82. He was very unpopular with the British people, in part as a result of the repressive measures he used to counter radical reformism.
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Editors. "Lord Castlereagh commits suicide". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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