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Aberdeen, Earl of

Born: 1784 AD
Died: 1860 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Prime Ministers

1784 – Born on 28th of January in Edinburgh.

1852-1855 – Prime minister of Britain through most of the CRIMEAN WAR.

1828-1846 – He served twice as foreign secretary.

       – Succeeded in the settling of two boundary disputes with the United States by the Webster Ashburton and Oregon treaties.

1854 – As prime minister, he allowed a diplomatic drift that led to Britain’s entry into the Crimean War.

         – Blamed for poor management of the war and was forced to resign.

1860 – Died on 14th of December in London.