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Campbell-Bannerman, Henry, Sir (Henry Campbell, until 1872)

Born: 1836 AD
Died: 1908 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Politician


1836 - Born at Kelvinside House in Glasgow, Scotland, on the 7th of September. He is the son of Sir James Campbell, and Janet Bannerman.


1845-1847 - Campbell-Bannerman was educated at Glasgow High School.


1851 - Attended at the University of Glasgow.


1868 - Elected to the House of Commons as Liberal Member of Parliament for Stirling Burghs.


1871 - The surname Bannerman was added to his surname as required by his maternal uncle's will.


1871-1874 - Appointed as Financial Secretary to the War Office in November.


1882-1884 - Served as Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty.


1884 - He entered Gladstone's second cabinet as Chief Secretary for Ireland.


1905-1908 - Served as British prime minister.


1908 - Died while serving as Prime Minister on 22nd of April.


His last words were "This is not the end of me."



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