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Disraeli, Benjamin

Line breaks: Ben|ja¦min Dis|raeli
Pronunciation: /dɪzˈreɪli
 
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Definition of Disraeli, Benjamin in English:

1st Earl of Beaconsfield ( 1804–81), British Conservative statesman; Prime Minister 1868 and 1874–80. He was largely responsible for the introduction of the second Reform Act (1867). He also ensured that Britain bought a controlling interest in the Suez Canal (1875) and made Queen Victoria Empress of India.

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