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date: 25 February 2021

Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, first Baron Actonlocked

(1834–1902)
  • Josef L. Altholz

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Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, first Baron Acton (1834–1902), historian and moralist, was born at Naples on 10 January 1834, the only child of Sir Ferdinand Richard Edward Acton, seventh baronet (1801–1837), and Marie Louise Pelline de Dalberg (1812–1860), the French-bred heir of ...

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