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 Herbert Henry Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith

Birth
Morley, Metropolitan Borough of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Death 15 Feb 1928 (aged 75)
Sutton Courtenay, Vale of White Horse District, Oxfordshire, England
Burial Sutton Courtenay, Vale of White Horse District, Oxfordshire, England
Memorial ID 11437 · View Source
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British politician. He was elected to Parliament as a Liberal in 1886; he became Home Secretary in the last Gladstone's government. In 1908 he succeeded Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman as Prime Minister and his government introduced social reforms including old-age pensions and unemployment insurance. During the first world war he was forced to resign. He resigned the leadership of the Liberal party in 1926.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Henry Asquith (12 Sep 1852–15 Feb 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11437, citing All Saints Churchyard, Sutton Courtenay, Vale of White Horse District, Oxfordshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .