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Category:Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

English: Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire KG, GCVO, PC (23 July 1833 – 24 March 1908) was a British statesman, known as the Marquess of Hartington (1858–1891). He served as the leader of the Liberal Party (1875–1880) and the Liberal Unionist Party (1886–1903), both in the House of Commons, and of the Unionists in the House of Lords (1902–1903). He also served as Secretary of State for War, Postmaster-General, Secretary of State for India and Lord President of the Council,


Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire 
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British statesman
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Date of birth 23 July 1833
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Date of death 24 March 1908
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Educated at
  • Trinity College
Occupation
Member of
  • Royal Society
Member of political party
  • Liberal Party
  • Liberal Unionist Party
Position held
  • Lord President of the Council
  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Member of the Privy Council of Ireland
  • Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
  • leader of the Liberal Party
  • Member of the 24th Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 23rd Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 22nd Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 21st Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 20th Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 19th Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 18th Parliament of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 17th Parliament of the United Kingdom
Noble title
Family
  • House of Cavendish
Father
Mother
  • Blanche Howard
Sibling
Spouse
Award received
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
Authority control
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