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Disraeli, Benjamin

Syllabification: Dis·rae·li, Benjamin
Pronunciation: /dizˈrālē
 
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Definition of Disraeli, Benjamin in English:

1st Earl of Beaconsfield ( 1804–81), British 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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