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Robert Cecil, 1830-1903

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1830.02.08
Place of Birth: Hatfield, Herts
Date of Death: 1903.08.22
Place of Death: Hatfield, Herts

Identity:

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, was an MP and Conservative party leader.

Life:

He was three times British prime minister (1885-86, 1886-92 and 1895-1902) combining this role for much of the period with that of Foreign Secretary.

Bibliography:

Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 2004; Encyclopedia Brittanica, online edition, http://search.eb.com/ (accessed September 2004).