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Encyclopedia > Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Baronet

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Baronet (September 4, 1843 - January 26, 1911) was an English politician, son of Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 1st Baronet. September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 1st Baronet. ...


He was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he was President of the Cambridge Union Society. Full name College of Scholars of the Holy Trinity of Norwich Motto - Named after The Holy Trinity Previous names - Established 1350 Sister College University College All Souls College Master Prof. ... The Cambridge Union Society, commonly referred to simply as the Cambridge Union, is one of the largest student societies at the University of Cambridge and one of the oldest in the world. ...


He became a Liberal Member of Parliament; he was ruined at the height of his career after being cited as co-respondent in a divorce suit. The Liberal Party was one of the two major British political parties from the early 19th century until the 1920s, and a third party of varying strength and importance up to 1988, when it merged with the Social Democratic Party to form a new party which would become known as... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage, which can be contrasted with an annulment which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody and distribution of property. ...


Reference

  • Jenkins, Roy (1996). Dilke: A Victorian tragedy. London: Papermac. ISBN 0333620208
  • Gwynn, Stephen & Tuckwell, Gertrude (1917). The life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke. London : John Murray.

Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead, OM, PC (November 11, 1920 – January 5, 2003) was a British politician and a prominent Labour Member of Parliament in the 1960s and 1970s, and founding member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). ...

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