Spencer Perceval KC (1 November 1762 – 11 May 1812) was a British statesman and barrister who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1809 until his assassination in May 1812. He is the only British prime minister to have been assassinated, and the only solicitor-general or attorney-general to have become prime ...
Spencer Perceval KC (1 de novembro de 1762 – 11 de maio de 1812) foi um político britânico e primeiro-ministro do Reino Unido. Perceval é o único primeiro-ministro britânico a ter sido assassinado, e o único procurador-geral a se tornar primeiro-ministro.
On 11 May 1812, at about 5:15 pm, Spencer Perceval, the prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, was shot dead in the lobby of the House of Commons by John Bellingham, a Liverpool merchant with a grievance against the government.
O assassinato de Spencer Perceval, primeiro-ministro do Reino Unido da Grã-Bretanha e Irlanda, ocorreu às 17h15min de 11 de maio de 1812, uma segunda-feira. Perceval morreu após ser baleado no saguão da Câmara dos Comuns , em Londres .
Spencer Perceval, (born Nov. 1, 1762, London, Eng.—died May 11, 1812, London), lawyer, politician, and British prime minister from 1809 until his assassination in 1812. The second son of the 2nd Earl of Egmont, Perceval was educated at Harrow and at Trinity College , Cambridge.
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4 de mar. de 2022 · Biography. Spencer Perceval enjoys the unfortunate distinction of being the only British Prime Minister to die at the hands of an assassin. His political career coincided with a period of...