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date: 19 October 2019

Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfourlocked

(1848–1930)
  • Ruddock Mackay
  •  and H. C. G. Matthew

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Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930), prime minister and philosopher, was born on 25 July 1848 at Whittingehame House, East Lothian, the third of eight children and eldest son of James Maitland Balfour (1820–1856), landowner (and MP, 1841–7), and his wife, ...

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