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Balfour, Arthur James

Line breaks: Ar¦thur James Bal|four
Pronunciation: /ˈbalfə
 
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Definition of Balfour, Arthur James in English:

1st Earl of Balfour ( 1848–1930), British Conservative statesman, Prime Minister 1902-5. In 1917, in his capacity as Foreign Secretary, Balfour issued the declaration in favour of a Jewish national home in Palestine that came to be known as the Balfour Declaration.

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