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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), Prime Minister and novelist
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Statesman; first made his mark as a flamboyant literary prodigy; gradually asserted his influence on the Tory Party through his outstanding abilities as a politician and orator, becoming Prime Minister in 1868; guided the Second Reform Bill through Parliament; his diplomatic triumphs included the purchase of the Suez Canal, and the Congress of Berlin; one of the greatest statesmen of his age.
by Charles Richard Bone
attributed to Kenneth Macleay
by William Lockhart Bogle, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
printed by Henry Lenthall, after William Edward Kilburn