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date: 11 July 2020

Aberdeen, George Hamilton‐Gordon, 4th earl of 

A Dictionary of British History

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

(1784–1860).As prime minister during the *Crimean War Aberdeen paid a high price for underestimating public anxiety about the conduct of the war. Yet he had a long career of public service behind him. Educated at Harrow and Cambridge he first made his mark as a diplomat. In ... ...

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