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date: 21 April 2019

Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of (1784–1860) British statesman. 

Source:
A Dictionary of World History
Author(s):
Anne KerrAnne Kerr, Edmund WrightEdmund Wright

He was Foreign Secretary during 1828–30 and again from 1841 to 1846, when he concluded the Webster–Ashburton and Oregon Boundary treaties, which settled boundary disputes between the USA and Canada. As a leader of those Conservatives who campaigned for free trade, he supported Sir Robert Peel in repealing the ... ...

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