British statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1848 - Born 25th of July in East Lothian, Scotland.
1861-1866 - He was educated at Eton.
1866-1869 - Trinity College, Cambridge, where he received a Second-Class Honours Degree.
1874-1875 - Became Conservative MP for Hertford and represented that constituency.
1878 - Private Secretary to his uncle, Lord Salisbury.
1879 - Wrote A Defence of Philosophical Doubt.
1885 - He was returned for East Manchester.
1886 - Served as Secretary for Scotland.
1887 - Chief secretary for Ireland.
1892-1893 - Served as First Lord of the Treasury and Leader of the House of Commons.
1895 - Balfour wrote The Foundations of Belief.
1902-1905 - Became the British prime minister.
1909 - Criticism of Beauty.
1911 - Resigned the leadership of the House owing to the constitutional crisis.
1914 - He wrote Theism and Humanism.
1915 - Followed Churchill to the Admiralty.
1916-1919 - Served under Lloyd George as foreign secretary.
1917 - He was responsible for the famous Balfour declaration which promised Zionists a national home in Palestine.
1921 - Lord President of the Council was responsible for the controversial note canceling Allied war debts to America.
1923 - This year he wrote the Theism and Thought.
1925-1929 - He once again returned to the Cabinet, serving in place of the late Lord Curzon as Lord President of the Council.
1930 - Balfour died 19th of March and buried in Whittingeham House, East Lothian, Scotland.
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