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Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl

Born: 1764 AD
Died: 1845 AD
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English Whig politician

 

British prime minister 1830-1834

 

secured passage of Third Reform Bill 1832, reforming electoral practices and distribution of parliamentary boroughs

 

presided over abolition of slavery in British colonies 1833

 

secured passage of Factory Act of 1833, limiting child labor