Lord Castlereagh commits suicide (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Lord Castlereagh commits suicide". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17826, accessed 03 December 2016.]