John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

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The Rt Hon The Earl Russell
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
30 June 1846 – 23 February 1852
29 October 1865 – 28 June 1866
Preceded by Sir Robert Peel, Bt
The Viscount Palmerston
Succeeded by The Earl of Derby
Personal details
Born (1792-08-18)18 August 1792
London, England
Died 28 May 1878(1878-05-28) (aged 85)
Political party Whig and Liberal

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, KG, GCMG, PC (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878) was an English Whig and Liberal politician. He served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century.