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Edward Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

Personal data
Date of birth21 July 1826
Date of death21 April 1893(age 66)
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
SpouseLady Mary Sackville-West
(d. 1900)
Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office6 July 1866 - 9 December 1868
MonarchVictoria
Prime ministerThe Earl of Derby
Benjamin Disraeli
Succeeded byThe Earl of Clarendon
Preceded byThe Earl of Clarendon
In office21 February 1874 - 2 April 1878
MonarchVictoria
Prime ministerBenjamin Disraeli
Succeeded byThe Marquess of Salisbury
Preceded byThe Earl Granville

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Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby KG, PC, FRS (21 July 1826 - 21 April 1893), known as Lord Stanley from 1844 to 1869, was a British statesman. He served as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs twice, from 1866 to 1868 and from 1874 to 1878.


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