British biographers

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 101. Chapters: Roy Jenkins, Benjamin Disraeli, Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford, Conrad Black, Dictionary of National Biography, A. L. Rowse, Jung Chang, Nigel Hamilton, H. Montgomery Hyde, David Godman, Donald Adamson, Peter Levi, Edward John Trelawny, Hunter Davies, Roger Kohn, Anthony Holden, Anthony Howard, Eric Blom, Andrew Morton, Richard Ellmann, Francis Beckett, Simon Regan, Edward Edwards, Nicholas Wapshott, Robert Lomas, Alan Bullock, Robert Skidelsky, Baron Skidelsky, Iris Origo, Paul Ferris, Gregory B. Lee, Brian Hinton, Isa Bowman, Andrew Mango, Robert Rhodes James, Hermione Lee, William Scott Chalmers, Tim Jeal, Captain Charles Johnson, Raymond Postgate, William Archer, Anne Sebba, Monica Furlong, Pierre Stephen Robert Payne, Tony Thorne, Vanessa Collingridge, Penelope Mortimer, Edward H. Milligan, Howard Colvin, Edith Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness of Londonderry, Ronald Hayman, Anthony West, Cherry Drummond, 16th Baroness Strange, James John McLeod Innes, Ælnoth of Canterbury, Douglas Gresham, Michael de la Bédoyère, Steve Turner, Theo Aronson, D. R. Thorpe, William Shawcross, Richard Davenport-Hines, Dictionary of Welsh Biography, Jean Overton Fuller, Cecil Woodham-Smith, William Flavelle Monypenny, Jane Glover, D. B. Wyndham-Lewis, Robert Jobson, Veronica Buckley, John Ayrton Paris, Royston Ellis, Thomas Wemyss Reid, Julia Kavanagh, Godfrey Elton, 1st Baron Elton, Ann Thwaite, Georgina Battiscombe, Derek Stanford, Vivien Goldman, David Bellos, John Biddulph, Alexander Walker, Philip Ziegler, Una Pope-Hennessy, George Sayer, Hilary Spurling, Clifford Thurlow, Jehanne Wake, Ray Connolly, Alfred Thomas Story, Paula Byrne, Ronald W. Clark, Martin Meredith, Philip Norman, W. R. Titterton, Ray Coleman, David James O'Donoghue, Jasper Ridley, Alexander Masters, Emily Anderson, Ferdinand Brock Tupper, Graham Robb, Kathleen Tynan, Karl Miller, Roger Lewis, Mervyn Jones, Jonathan Carr, D. J. Taylor, Robert Bisset, Chris Nickson, Jeremy Treglown, Arthur Leycester Scott Coltman, Gavan Naden, Jon Halliday, Kenneth Vivian Rose, Maxine Riddington, Brian Brivati, Dave Thompson, Elizabeth Mavor, Laura Beatty, Henry Scott Stokes, David Magarshack, Raleigh Trevelyan, Henry Sutherland Edwards, Midge Gillies, Leonard Mosley, Barbara Taylor, Henry Festing Jones, Charlotte Fell Smith, Roland Everett Jayne. Excerpt: Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 - 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. Starting from comparatively humble origins, he served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Although his father had him baptised to Anglicanism at age 12, he was nonetheless Britain's first and thus far only Prime Minister who was born into a Jewish family-originally from Italy. He played an instrumental role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party after the Corn Laws schism of 1846. Although a major figure in the protectionist wing of the Conservative Party after 1844, Disraeli's relations with the other leading figures in the party, particularly Lord Derby, the overall leader, were often strained. Not until the 1860s would Derby and Disraeli be on easy terms, and the latter's succession of the former assured. From 1852 onwards, Disraeli's career would also be marked by his often intense rivalry with William Ewart Gladstone, who eventually rose to become leader of...

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Titel
British biographers
Untertitel
Roy Jenkins, Benjamin Disraeli, Elizabeth Pakenham, Countess of Longford, Conrad Black, Dictionary of National Biography, A. L. Rowse, Jung Chang, Nigel Hamilton, H. Montgomery Hyde, David Godman, Donald Adamson, Peter Levi
Editor
EAN
9781156766330
ISBN
978-1-156-76633-0
Format
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Herausgeber
Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
104
Gewicht
219g
Größe
H246mm x B189mm x T5mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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