Henry Addington( Lord of England)
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Henry Addington - ADDINGTON Henry (1757-1844) - Lord of England. Son, the London physician, treated the Prime Minister Pitt the Elder, which contributed to his friendship with Pitt the Younger. MP from 1784 g. Since 1789. Speaker. Had a reputation as a very balanced person, capable to get along with everyone and do not have enemies. In 1801, Mr.. Pitt after the conflict with the king because of the religious problems in Ireland, has resigned, and persuaded him to take the post of prime minister, where he remained until 1804g. In 1802. on his initiative for the first time England made peace with France. Conducted financial and economic reforms that contributed to the exit of England from the crisis that emerged due to the loss of the North American colonies and the long war in Europe. The resumption of war with Napoleon, contributed to the fall of his popularity and the return of Pitt to the post of prime minister. After that, repeatedly took part in the Government. From 1812 to 1822, Mr.. State Secretary of the Interior.