The Earl of Derby becomes Prime Minister for the first time

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Historical Context Note

Lord John Russell resigns, after defeat on amendment to Militia Bill and, 27th, a Conservative administration is formed under Lord Derby, with Benjamin Disraeli chancellor of Exchequer (-Dec. 20th).

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Editors. "The Earl of Derby becomes Prime Minister for the first time". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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Related Groups

  1. Prime Ministers in Britain