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.