Benjamin Disraeli

Mr Benjamin Disraeli

Rush ID: 1498

Details

Born:
21 December 1804
Died:
19 April 1881
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Defeated as Radical cand at Wycombe BE before 1832 GE, when he was defeated as Cons!
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1498
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q82006
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DISRAELI, Benjamin (1804-1881)

Peerages

  1. Earl of Beaconsfield and Viscount Hughendon

    1st Earl of Beaconsfield

    New hereditary

    1876

  2. 1st Viscount Hughenden

    New hereditary

    1876

Constituencies

  1. Buckinghamshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1876*
    Date of exit: 21 August 1876
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Shrewsbury

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Maidstone

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Wycombe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: Tue 6th Jan 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Taunton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: Tue 6th Jan 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Wycombe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  4. Wycombe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: Mon 10th Dec 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1866-1868

  2. Prime Minister 1868

    February-December 1868

  3. Prime Minister 1874-1880

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1852

  5. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1858-1859

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Evans, Marian

    Year: 1839

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Coningsby Disraeli

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Junior Carlton Club