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Benjamin Disraeli, earl of Beaconsfield (1804–1881) by Sir John Everett Millais, 1881 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Disraeli, Benjamin, earl of Beaconsfield (1804–1881), prime minister and novelist, was born on 21 December 1804 at 6 King's Road, Bedford Row, London, the eldest son and second of five children of Isaac D'Israeli (1766–1848) and his wife, Maria (1775–1847), daughter of Naphtali...

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(Israel) Maurice Edelman (1911–1975) by Mark Gerson, 1959 © Mark Gerson; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Edelman, (Israel) Maurice (1911–1975), politician and novelist, was born on 2 March 1911 at Cardiff, the third of five children (two sons and three daughters, one of whom died in childhood) of Joshua Edelman and his wife, Esther Solomon, who had emigrated from ...

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Lambton, Antony Claud Frederick, styled Lord Lambton (1922–2006), politician and writer, was born on 10 July 1922 at West Marden Hall, Emsworth, Sussex, the younger son of John Frederick Lambton, fifth earl of Durham (1884–1970), and his first wife, Diana Mary (1901–1924), only daughter of ...

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Parker, Sir (Horatio) Gilbert George, baronet (1860–1932), novelist and politician, was born on 23 November 1860 at Camden East, Addington, Ontario, Canada, the fourth surviving child and eldest son of Joseph Parker (1807–1900), former soldier, justice of the peace, militiaman, and shopkeeper, and his second wife, ...