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Derby, 14th Earl of

Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːbi/
(1799–1869), British Conservative statesman, prime minister 1852, 1858-9, and 1866-8; born Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley. In his last term as prime minister he carried the second Reform Act (1867) through Parliament.

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