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  1. 11 de mai. de 2024 · Despite its macabre reputation, 50 Berkeley Square also has a rich historical significance. It was once the residence of George Canning, a former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (the house sports its very own blue plaque to state this fact), and has been a Grade II listed building since the mid-20th century.

  2. 3 de mai. de 2024 · George Canning, British foreign minister to the U.S., had the idea to issue a declaration forbidding future colonization in the Americas. Canning suggested that the U.S. and Britain make a joint declaration, because both nations had motives for limiting colonialism (besides their own) in the Americas.

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  3. 22 de abr. de 2024 · (In 1809 the foreign secretary, George Canning, was wounded in a duel with the war minister.) But this is not a time of penance or honor.

  4. Indeed, so small and insignificant did the village continue down to our own times, that George Canning instituted a witty comparison between a great and a small premier, when he uttered the mot:— "As London to Paddington So is Pitt to Addington." The old stone indicating the first mile from Tyburn turnpike towards Harrow still remains in the ...

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  5. Há 2 dias · This was hardly the full extent of Canning's extra-parliamentary speech-making. During the 1812 general election, for instance, he is reported to have made 160 speeches in Liverpool. (7) Even so, by including a sampling of Canning's public orations, the editor acknowledged the fact that significant statements and the eloquence of leading statesmen were not confined to the Houses of Parliament.

  6. Há 4 dias · George Canning (especially 1807–1829) and Viscount Palmerston (especially 1830–1865). For a complete list, see Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs . The coalition that defeated Napoleon was financed by Britain, and held together at the Congress of Vienna in 1814–1815.

  7. Há 3 dias · George Canning (1807–9), and Viscount Casterleagh (1812–15) were highly successful in organizing complex coalitions that in the end defeated Napoleon. Castlereagh to Canning displayed imagination and energy, although their personalities clashed to the point of fighting a duel.