Robert Arthur Cecil
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Born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Born on 3rd of February 1830
Died on 22nd of August 1903

Born 1830. Died 1903 - English Conservative statesman.

Elected Conservative MP for Stamford in 1853. Strong opponent of disestablishment of Irish Church. Foreign Secretary in 1878. On Disraeliís death became leader of Conservatives in 1881 and Prime Minister in 1885. Resigned as Foreign Secretary in 1900, retired from public life in July 1902.

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