Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell(1813-1886), Politician; MP for several constituencies and Secretary of State for War
Sitter in 24 portraits
Statesman; first elected M.P. 1842; first had office as secretary to the treasury under Peel 1845-6; president of the Board of Trade 1852-5; colonial secretary 1864-6; secretary of war under Gladstone 1868-74, when the purchase of commissions was abolished.
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