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Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903), Prime Minister

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Prime Minister; became conservative MP, 1853; vigorous opponent of reforms under liberal governments; secretary for India under Disraeli, 1874-8 and a staunch imperialist; both Prime Minister and foreign secretary in his three administrations, 1885-6, 1886-92, and 1895-1902, relinquishing the latter post in 1900 but continuing as premier.

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