Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

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The Earl Grey
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
22 November 1830 – 16 July 1834
Preceded by The Duke of Wellington
Succeeded by The Viscount Melbourne
Personal details
Born 13 March 1764
Fallodon, Northumberland, England
Died 17 July 1845
Political party Whig

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, KG, PC (13 March 1764–17 July 1845]) was a British Whig statesman and Prime Minister. Earl Grey tea, a type of tea with a bergamot orange flavour is named after him.[1]

Titles[change | change source]

  • Charles Grey (1764 - 1806)
  • Viscount Howick (1806 - 1807)
  • 2nd Earl Grey (1807 - 1845)

References[change | change source]

  1. Kramer, Ione. All the Tea in China. China Books, 1990. ISBN 0-8351-2194-1. Pages 180-181.