Lord Randolph Churchill

Lord Randolph Churchill

Born Feb 13, 1849
Hometown London
Died Jan 24, 1895
Death Place London
Political Party Conservative Part...

Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill was a British statesman. He was the third son of the 7th Duke of Marlborough, and his wife, Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane (1822%E2%80%931899), daughter of the 3rd Marquess of Londonderry. He was the father of Winston Churchill, the future wartime Prime Minister, who wrote his father's first major biography.… Read More

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1849 Birth Born in 1849.


1863 14 Years Old He was born at Blenheim Palace, near Woodstock, Oxfordshire. He was at first privately educated, and later attended Tabor's Preparatory School at Cheam, London. In January 1863 he went to Eton College, where he remained until July 1865. … Read More
1867 18 Years Old In October 1867 he matriculated at Merton College, Oxford.


1870 - 1871 2 More Events
1874 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1874 he was elected to Parliament as Conservative member for Woodstock, Oxfordshire defeating George Brodrick, a Fellow, and afterwards Warden, of Merton College. … Read More
1875 26 Years Old In January 1875, Lord Randolph made a series of visits to his doctor, Oscar Clayton, for "an undisclosed ailment". … Read More
1878 29 Years Old It was not until 1878 that he came to public notice as the exponent of a species of independent Conservatism. … Read More


In the new parliament of 1880 he speedily began to play a more notable role. … Read More
It was strengthened by the prominent part he played in the events immediately preceding the fall of the Liberal government in 1885; and when Hugh Childers's budget resolutions were defeated by the Conservatives, aided by about half the Parnellites, Lord Randolph Churchill's admirers were justified in proclaiming him to have been the "organiser of victory".
1886 37 Years Old 1 More Event
He was now the recognised Conservative champion in the Lower Chamber, and when the second Salisbury administration was formed after the general election of 1886 he became Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the House of Commons.


1889 - 1891 2 More Events
1893 44 Years Old As the session of 1893 wore on, his speeches lost their old effectiveness, and in 1894 he was listened to not so much with interest as with pity.
1894 45 Years Old 1 More Event
His last speech in the House was delivered in the debate on Uganda in June 1894, and was a painful failure. … Read More
1895 46 Years Old Died in 1895.
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