Born: Apr 25, 1862 AD
Died: 1933 AD, at 71 years of age.
1862 - Born on April 25th in London. British statesman whose 11 years as British foreign secretary, the longest uninterrupted tenure of that office in history.
1882 - He succeeded to his grandfather's baronetcy and estate.
1885-1916 - He was created a viscount, he sat in the House of Commons.
1905 - Grey began his service as foreign secretary, under the new Liberal prime minister, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman.
1915 - He was responsible for the secret Treaty of London, by which Italy joined Great Britain and her allies, and tried to solicit United States support for the Allied cause.
1916 - Grey retired from office along with Asquith, and he was awarded a viscountcy.
1919 - He was sent on a special mission to the United States in a futile attempt to secure United States entry into the League of Nations.
1923–1924 - He led the Liberal opposition in the House of Lords, despite of increasing blindness.
1925 - His memoirs, Twenty-five Years, 1892–1916, appeared.
1933 - Died on September 7th in Fallodon, near Embleton, Northumberland, England.
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