Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784 - 1865) MP

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Nicknames: "Lord Palmerston"
Birthplace: Family Home, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died
Managed by: Philip Decker, Ͼ
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About Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Temple

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, KG, GCB, PC (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865), known popularly as Lord Palmerston, was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century. Popularly nicknamed "Pam", he was in government office almost continuously from 1807 until his death in 1865, beginning his parliamentary career as a Tory and concluding it as a Liberal.

He is best remembered for his direction of British foreign policy through a period when the United Kingdom was at the height of its power, serving terms as both Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister. Some of his aggressive actions, now sometimes termed liberal interventionist, were greatly controversial at the time, and remain so today.

He was the most recent Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to die in office.

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, KG, GCB, PC's Timeline

1784
October 20, 1784
London, Middlesex, England
1865
October 18, 1865
Age 80
October 27, 1865
Age 80
London, England
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