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Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl

Born: 1764 AD
Died: 1845 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Prime Ministers

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