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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845), Prime Minister

Prime minister; a supporter of Charles James Fox; one of the managers of Warren Hastings' impeachment, 1787; advocate of reform; foreign secretary, 1806-7; prime minister, 1831-4; successfully carried the great Reform Bill, 1832.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.