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 byThe Duke of Wellington
Succeeded byThe Viscount Melbourne
Personal details
Born13 March 1764
Fallodon, Northumberland, England
Died17 July 1845
Political partyWhig

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] He was the son of Major General Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey.

Titles[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. Chow, Kit Boey; Kramer, Ione (1990). All the Tea in China. China Books. pp. 180-181. ISBN 978-0-8351-2194-1.