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Lord Randolph Churchill

Personal data
Date of birth13 February 1849
Place of birthBelgravia, London
Date of death24 January 1895 (aged 45)
Place of deathLondon
Political partyConservative
SpouseJennie Jerome
ChildrenWinston Churchill
John Churchill
ProfessionPolitician
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office3 August 1886 - 22 December 1886
Prime ministerMarquess of Salisbury
Succeeded byViscount Goschen
Preceded byWilliam Vernon Harcourt
Leader of the House of Commons
In office3 August 1886 - 14 January 1887
Prime ministerMarquess of Salisbury
Succeeded byWilliam Henry Smith
Preceded byWilliam Ewart Gladstone
Secretary of State for India
In office24 June 1885 - 28 January 1886
Prime ministerMarquess of Salisbury
Succeeded byEarl of Kimberley
Preceded byEarl of Kimberley

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Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill MP (13 February 1849 24 January 1895) was a British statesman. He was the third son of the 7th Duke of Marlborough and his wife Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane (1822 1899), daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry. He was the father of Winston Churchill, the future wartime Prime Minister, who wrote his father's first major biography.


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