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Aberdeen ministry

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1852–1855.
The Coalition Ministry of 1854 as painted by Sir John Gilbert (1855)

After the collapse of Lord Aberdeen. The government resigned in early 1855 after a large parliamentary majority voted for a select committee to enquire into the incompetent management of the Crimean War. The former Home Secretary, Lord Palmerston, then formed his first government.


December 1852 - February 1855

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