Born: Jul 08, 1836 AD
Died: 1914 AD, at 77 years of age.
1836 - Born on July 8th in Camberwell Grove, London, England, United Kingdom. British businessman, social reformer, and radical politician.
1861 - Married to Harriet Kenrick on July.
1868 - Married to Florence Kenrick.
- He was elected as a town councilor.
1873 - Chamberlain became mayor and for the next three years introduced a series of social reforms.
1876 - Chamberlain was extremely popular in Birmingham, and was elected unopposed in a parliamentary election.
1880 - Made his mark in the House of Commons and after the General Election, William Gladstone appointed Chamberlain as President of the Board of Trade.
1885 - During the General Election Chamberlain was seen as the leader of the Radicals with his calls for land reform, housing reform and higher taxes on the rich.
1886 - Formed an alliance with the Conservative Party.
1895 - Became the British colonial secretary.
1903 - Joseph Chamberlain resigned from office so that he would be free to advocate his scheme of tariff reform.
1906 - Struck down by a stroke and took no further part in politics.
1914 - Died on July 2nd in London, England.
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