Category:Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

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English: Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire KG, GCVO, PC (23 July 1833 – 24 March 1908) was a British statesman, known as the Marquess of Hartington (1858–1891). He served as the leader of the Liberal Party (1875–1880) and the Liberal Unionist Party (1886–1903), both in the House of Commons, and of the Unionists in the House of Lords (1902–1903). He also served as Secretary of State for War, Postmaster-General, Secretary of State for India and Lord President of the Council,


Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire 
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Date of birth 23 July 1833
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Date of death 24 March 1908
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  • Lord President of the Council (Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Charles Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry, 29 June 1895, 19 October 1903)
  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Member of the Privy Council of Ireland
  • Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
  • leader of the Liberal Party (William Ewart Gladstone, William Ewart Gladstone)
  • Member of the 24th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Rossendale, 1 July 1886, 21 December 1891, United Kingdom general election, 1886)
  • Member of the 23rd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Rossendale, 24 November 1885, 26 June 1886, United Kingdom general election, 1885, dissolution of parliament)
  • Member of the 22nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (North East Lancashire, 31 March 1880, 18 November 1885, United Kingdom general election, 1880, dissolution of parliament)
  • Member of the 21st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Radnor, 31 January 1874, 24 March 1880, United Kingdom general election, 1874, dissolution of parliament)
  • Member of the 20th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Radnor, 25 February 1869, 26 January 1874, UK Parliamentary by-election, dissolution of parliament)
  • Member of the 19th Parliament of the United Kingdom (North Lancashire, 11 July 1865, 11 November 1868, United Kingdom general election, 1865, dissolution of parliament)
  • Member of the 18th Parliament of the United Kingdom (North Lancashire, 28 April 1859, 6 July 1865, United Kingdom general election, 1859, dissolution of parliament)
  • Member of the 17th Parliament of the United Kingdom (North Lancashire, 27 March 1857, 23 April 1859, United Kingdom general election, 1857, dissolution of parliament)
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  • Blanche Howard
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