John Russell, 1st Yerl Russell

John Russell, 1st Yerl Russell, KG, GCMG, PC, FRS (18 August 1792 – 28 Mey 1878), kent as Laird John Russell afore 1861, wis a leadin Whig an Leeberal politeecian wha served as Prime Meenister on twa occasions during the mid-19t century.


The Yerl Russell

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Russell in 1861
Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick
In office
29 October 1865 – 28 Juin 1866
MonarchVictoria
Precedit biThe Viscoont Palmerston
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Derby
In office
30 Juin 1846 – 23 Februar 1852
MonarchVictoria
Precedit biSir Robert Peel, Bt
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Derby
Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
28 Juin 1866 – 3 December 1868
MonarchVictoria
Precedit biThe Yerl o Derby
Succeedit biBenjamin Disraeli
In office
23 Februar 1852 – 19 December 1852
MonarchVictoria
Precedit biThe Yerl o Derby
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Derby
Furrin Secretar
In office
18 Juin 1859 – 3 November 1865
Precedit biThe Yerl o Malmesbury
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Clarendon
In office
28 December 1852 – 21 Februar 1853
Precedit biThe Yerl o Malmesbury
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Clarendon
Secretar o State for the Colonies
In office
23 Februar 1855 – 21 Julie 1855
Precedit biSidney Herbert
Succeedit biSir William Molesworth, Bt
Laird Preses o the Cooncil
In office
12 Juin 1854 – 8 Februar 1855
Precedit biThe Yerl Granville
Succeedit biThe Earl Granville
Secretar o State for War an the Colonies
In office
30 August 1839 – 30 August 1841
Precedit biThe Marquess o Normanby
Succeedit biLaird Stanley
Hame Secretar
In office
18 Apryle 1835 – 30 August 1839
Precedit biHenry Goulburn
Succeedit biThe Marquess o Normanby
Personal details
BornJohn Russell
18 August 1792(1792-08-18)
Mayfair, Middlesex, Ingland
Dee'd28 Mey 1878(1878-05-28) (aged 85)
Richmond Park, Surrey, Ingland
Poleetical pairtyLeeberal (1868–1878)
Ither poleetical
affiliations
Whig (until 1868)
Spoose(s)
  • Adelaide Lister
    (m. 1835; d. 1838)
  • Frances Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound
    (m. 1841)
Bairns4
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
ReligionKirk o Ingland
SignaturCursive signatur in ink