How to use Prime-minister in a sentence
Mr Lundeberg, who had accepted office only to settle the question of the dissolution of the union, now resigned and was succeeded by a Liberal government with Mr Karl Staaff as prime minister.
Rhodes remained in office as prime minister until January 1896.
He was appointed a member of the commission on the electoral law, and became first constitutional prime-minister of Piedmont, but only held office a few months.
The wali of Arabia commenced the battle by attacking the left wing of the Afghans with great fury, routing it, and plundering their camp. The prime minister immediately afterwards attacked the enemys right wing, but was routed, and the Afghans, taking advantage of the confusion, captured the Persian guns and turned them on the Persian centre, who fled in confusion without striking a blow.
It is presumed that the fate of the prime minister or kaim-makam, who was strangled in prison, was no more than an ordinary execution of the law.Advertisement
In June Amin-ad-daulah was made prime minister (vizir azim) and given more extended powers, and in August raised to the dignity of grand vizier (sadr azim).
In the latter year we find him conducting the negotiations which resulted in the dismissal of Addington and the recall of Pitt to office as prime minister.
The death of Fox, who became foreign secretary and leader of the House of Commons, soon, however, broke up the Grenville administration; and in the spring of 1807 Lord Eldon once more, under Lord Liverpool's administration, returned to the woolsack, which, from that time, he continued to occupy for about twenty years, swaying the cabinet, and being in all but name prime minister of England.
There is no doubt that he chafed, in these years, at the slow rate at which his chief, Mr. Balfour, moved in the direction of Tariff Reform; but, though he would have preferred a more whole-hearted acceptance of Mr. Chamberlain's programme, he remained loyal to the Prime Minister.
In 2770 the king made Lord North prime minister.Advertisement
In 1742 Walpole was at last forced to succumb to the longcontinued attacks of opposition, and was succeeded as prime minister by the earl of Wilmington, though the real power in the new government was divided between Carteret and the Pelhams. Pitt's conduct on the change of administration was open to grave censure.
He held the office from that date till April 1827, when he became prime minister in succession to Lord Liverpool, whose health had broken down.
Under Isaac Comnenus and Constantine Ducas he exercised great influence, and was prime minister during the regency of Eudocia and the reign of his pupil Michael Parapinaces (1071-1078).
Schreiner, whose brother became, at a later date, prime minister of Cape Colony.
In 1886 Sir Gordon Sprigg succeeded Sir Thomas Upington as prime minister.Advertisement
At the same time, as prime minister of a British colony, it was strongly felt by loyal colonists that he should at least have refrained from openly interfering between the Transvaal and the imperial government during the course of most difficult negotiations.
He became not merely Chancellor of the Exchequer, but also leader of the House of Commons, the Prime Minister concentrating his energies on the work of the War Cabinet (see English History), the supreme directing authority, of which Cabinet Mr. Law was also a member, though he was not expected to give regular attendance.
At first the House of Commons was disposed to resent the apparent neglect with which it was treated by being asked to accept a deputy as its leader in place of a Prime Minister who washimself an M.P.; and cries for "Lloyd George " were raised when Mr. Law rose to play the leader's part in the debate on the Address in 1917.
Tanucci, who attempted to thwart her, was dismissed in 1777, and the Englishman Sir John Acton (1736), who in 1779 was appointed director of marine, succeeded in so completely winning the favour of Maria Carolina, by supporting her in her scheme to free Naples from Spanish influence and securing a rapprochement with Austria and England, that he became practically and afterwards actually prime minister.
For the duties of this office at such a critical time he was deficient in insight and energy, but his political success was independent of his official capacity; and when the ministry of Grey was wrecked on the Irish question in July 1834 Melbourne was chosen to succeed him as prime minister.Advertisement
In November following he had to give place to a Conservative ministry under Peel; but he resumed office in April 1835, and remained prime minister till 1841.
Such was the position when Addington became prime minister.
It was only necessary to point to the great cardinal himself, and to ask how far his spiritual duties at York were properly discharged while he was acting as the kings prime minister.
In July the Grey ministry resigned, and on the 16th Lord Melbourne became prime minister.
Enjoying her full confidence, consulted by her on every occasion, he had always used his influence for the public good; and perhaps those who look back now with so much satisfaction at the queens conduct during a reign of unexampled length, imperfectly appreciate the debt which in this respect is owed to her first prime minister.Advertisement
The disputes with the United States were satisfactorily composed; and not only were the differences with France terminated, but a perfect understanding was formed between the two countries, under which Guizot, the prime minister of France, and Lord Aberdeen, the foreign minister of England, agreed to compromise all minor questions for the sake of securing the paramount object of peace.
Majesty formally complained to Lord John Russell that important despatches were sent off without her knowledge; and an arrangement was made under which Lord Palmerston undertook to submit every despatch to the queen through the prime minister.
But the country, being in enjoyment of considerable prosperity, paid only a languid attention to the scheme; its indifference was reflected in the House; the Conservatives were encouraged in their opposition by the lack of interest which the new bill excited, and the almost unconcealed dislike of the prime minister to its provisions.
The language of the public press and of Englishmen visiting Denmark confirmed theimpression which the words of the prime minister had produced; and there is unfortunately no doubt that Denmark was encouraged to resist her powerful opponents by the belief, which she was thus almost authorized in entertaining, that she could reckon in the hour of her danger on the active assistance of the United Kingdom.
The mission was stopped on the frontier Edward Henry Stanley, 15th earl of Derby, son of the 14th earl and former prime minister.Advertisement
For the first time in the queens reign, a solid Liberal majority, independent of all extraneous Irish support, was returned, and Gladstone resumed in triumph his old position as prime minister.
On the meeting of the new parliament Lord Salisburys government was defeated on a vote of want of confidence, and for a fourth time Gladstone became prime minister.
Unfortunately, Dr Jamesons original plans had been framed at the instance of Cecil Rhodes, the prime minister at the Cape, and many persons thought that they ought to have been suspected by the colonial office in London.
Campbell-Bannermans death in April 1908 he was succeeded as prime minister by Mr Asquith, a leader of far higher personal ability though with less hold on the affections of his party.
It served its immediate purpose, however, for Lord Shelburne found himself (February 24, 1783) too weak to carry on the government, and was succeeded by the members of the coalition, with the duke of Portland for prime minister (April 2, 1783).Advertisement
Addington then took steps to strengthen the forces of the crown, and suggested to Pitt that he should join the cabinet and that both should serve under a new prime minister.
The future prime minister was then short of thirteen years old, and there was yet time to provide the utmost freedom which his birth allowed for the faculties and ambitions he was born with.
A few days after parliament met in the next year Lord Derby's failing health compelled 1?8 him to resign, and Mr Disraeli became prime minister.
Meanwhile the prime minister would be seen, and Lord Derby's visitor might call next day to hear the reply from Cairo.
Even among his friends in youth (Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer, for example), and not improbably among the city men who wagered their p Y g Y g money in irrecoverable loans to him on the chance of his success, there may have been some who compassed the thought of Benjamin Disraeli as prime minister and peer; but at no time could any fancy have imagined him remembered so enduringly as Lord Beaconsfield has been.Advertisement
Botha, the first Prime Minister of the Transvaal, in the Ministry which he then formed.
Africa after peace was signed, only to lose Botha almost immediately and to find himself, by the sudden death of his leader and close friend, Prime Minister of the Union in Sept.
Under the newly-elected ruler he became prime minister and minister of the interior, and continued in office for nearly seven years (see Bulgaria).
Somewhat unnecessarily the prime minister went on to condemn the clergymen of the Church of England who had subscribed the Thirty-nine Articles, who have been the most forward in leading their own flocks, step by step, to the very, edge of the precipice.
At the end of 1916 Mr. Lloyd George became Prime Minister of Great Britain and at once summoned the Imperial War Cabinet.Advertisement
Gladstone became prime minister with Lord Aberdeen as lord-lieutenant and Mr John Morley as chief secretary.
A Land Purchase Bill was accordingly introduced on the 16th of April by the prime minister under " an obligation of honour and policy," to use his own words.
On the 3rd of March 1894 Gladstone resigned, and Lord Rosebery (q.v.) became prime minister.
The Restored Monarchy, 1874-1900.The first act of Aiphonso was a royal decree confirming the appointment of Canovas del Castillo as prime minister.
The king and his prime minister were equally agreed about the necessity of showing the Vatican and the Church sufficient favor to induce them to cease coquetting with the pretender Don Carlos, but not so much as to allow the pope and the clergy to expect that they would tolerate any excessive Ultramontane influence in the policy of the Restoration.Advertisement
The prime minister declared that the Cubans must submit first, and then the mother country would be generous.
Attacked by Maura and Moret alike, the prime minister (June 20) accused his former colleague of acting through personal pique; on a motion of confidence, however, he was defeated by 204 votes to 54, and resigned.
When Mr Arthur Balfour succeeded Lord Salisbury as prime minister in July 1902, Mr Chamberlain agreed to serve loyally under him, and the friendship between the two leaders was indeed one of the most marked features of the political situation.
At the opening of 1904 he was officially invited by Mr Deakin, the prime minister of the Commonwealth, to pay a visit to Australia, in order to expound his scheme, being promised an enthusiastic welcome "as the harbinger of commercial reciprocity between the mother country and her colonies."
During the spring and summer of 1905 Mr Chamberlain's more active supporters were in favour of forcing a dissolution by leaving the government in a minority, but he himself preferred to leave matters to take their course, so long as the prime minister was content to be publicly identified with the policy of eventually fighting on tariff reform lines.
In May 1766 the duke of Grafton, a far abler man than Rockingham, though neither so conciliatory in his manners nor so generally popular, seceded from the government, and in August 1766 he succeeded his former chief as first lord of the treasury and prime minister.
Then followed many years of fruitless opposition to the king's personal authority as exhibited through his ministers, but at last, on the 27th of March 1782, Lord Rockingham again became prime minister with Fox and Shelburne (afterwards marquess of Lansdowne) as secretaries of state.
Another famous mare was Manganese (1853) by Birdcatcher from Moonbeam by Tomboy from Lunatic by the Prime Minister from Maniac by Shuttle.
During 1872 Gordon was sent to inspect the British military cemeteries in the Crimea, and when passing through Constantinople on his return to Galatz he made the acquaintance of Nubar Pasha, prime minister of Egypt, who sounded him as to whether he would take service under the khedive.
Fortunately he recovered from this great blow to become Prime Minister in 1940 and save Western civilization!
Ulrik slowly uncovered a cynical plot that involves the country's incumbent prime minister.
The Prime Minister began the event by expressing sympathy with the people of Russia following last week's school siege.
The Government Chief Whip is directly answerable to the Prime Minister.
He succeeded Stanley Baldwin as Prime Minister in 1937 and made appeasement ' famous ' .
Only a Prime Minister of breathtaking arrogance could have learned nothing from what has happened.
Friend was right to cast aspersions on the role of the Deputy Prime Minister.
Glorious wrap-around balcony for lapping up the sun or shade in the heart of this gastronomic region favored by a certain British Prime Minister.
Monday 3rd June 2002 The Prime Minister believes in the unfailing beneficence of high tech.
After becoming Prime Minister secret talks were initiated with the IRA in an attempt to stop the bloodshed in the Province.
Friend the Prime Minister gave a huge boost this week to the nuclear power lobby.
They made this denunciation in a meeting with Prime Minister Luisa Diogo, during her visit to that locality on 6 November.
In 1909, the Prime Minister refused to meet a deputation from the WSPU.
Meanwhile British Prime Minister Tony Blair has played the role of shuttle diplomacy in the Arab world.
You haven't endeared yourself to The Prime Minister and his immediate entourage, how do you feel about this?
My plans to become prime minister might not make it through this latest escapade!
I cannot understand why the Deputy Prime Minister is being so evasive.
A balloon he had released at his school fete was found by the Prime Minister!
Although the prisoner fiasco may have ended those hopes, he would be seen as a credible candidate for Deputy Prime Minister.
Will the Prime Minister have a cozy fireside chat with his Chancellor about that?
The Prime Minister has deliberately flouted the rules to allow rich men to fund his craving for power.
Tony Blair wins Tony Blair is the first Labor Prime Minister to have won three general elections in a row.
Now, of course, you kindly conveyed the warm greetings to my Prime Minister from President Bush.
It is said that the War Minister mentioned to the Prime Minister that such an action would result in fairly heavy British casualties.
Why has the Prime Minister not more seriously restricted the illegal import of meat into this country?
It is simply inconceivable that Gordon Brown should be allowed to become Prime Minister.
The audience, carefully selected to be hostile, offered a series of gratuitous insults to the Prime Minister.
Most of the pillars of the past have been broken, leaving intact the powers of the prime minister.
At the recent Likud conference, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was greeted by jeers and shouts from hundreds of his former ideological fellow-travelers.
Regarding Darfur, the PMOS reminded journalists what the Prime Minister had said during the Sudan trip.
The Deputy Prime Minister " plans to bring these unoccupied properties into use through compulsory leasing.
Mr Berlusconi, a billionaire and media magnate who has been prime minister since 2001, has not yet commented directly on the results.
Tony Blair, almost of my generation, which makes me feel very old, assumes the mantle of Prime Minister.
Helen's Spiritualist friends say that during his visits to her cell Prime Minister Churchill made promises of making mends to Helen.
A senior Scottish Labor MP said the prime minister must stop defying public opinion over the crisis in Lebanon.
The connection with the Empire is the secret mission requested by the Prime Minister for professor Ferguson in his newly adapted balloon.
Then there is the matter of religion - originally mooted by former Irish prime minister John Bruton.
We welcome the 600 extra immigration officers announced by the Prime Minister in his speech in Dover.
Considered by many to be an outstanding orator, he was widely tipped to be a future prime minister.
Having once had lots of trust in the bank, the Prime Minister is now heavily overdrawn with the voters.
From now on, a prime minister will be able to mislead parliament and the public on the gravest matter and pay no price.
Friend the Prime Minister listened with his customary exemplary patience.
The national pe, School Sport and Club Links strategy was launched by the Prime Minister in October 2002.
For Mr Blair is easily the worst peacetime Prime Minister of the past hundred years.
I do not recall the then prime minister telling us it had nothing to do with us declaring war on Germany.
By the time Benjamin Disraeli became prime minister for the first time, the house was in poor shape.
The president appoints a prime minister and council of ministers.
They had the money, they had the majority and - if we believe the prime minister - they had the desire.
No Briton, including the prime minister and all members of the police and armed forces, is above the law.
As divided, in fact, as they were under the last conservative prime minister.
Australian prime minister John Howard has argued that East Timor needs better governance.
Gladstone became liberal prime minister for the second time in April 1880 and hoped to pass an emergency Land Bill through parliament that summer.
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister The aim of the ODPM is to create prosperous, inclusive and sustainable communities for the 21st century.
The Prime Minister has set a target for a 30 per cent reduction in vehicle crime by March 2004.
And yesterday we had a particularly repulsive comment on the last subject from Deputy Prime Minister Seselj.
Does the Prime Minister regret the resignation of his Secretary of State for Work and Pensions?
On 10 June the Prime Minister launched a roadshow to sell the single currency to the British people.
So too did some of her other more notable sitters, including Britain's Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill himself.
The Prime Minister has movingly and appropriately articulated the profound sorrow we all feel following this atrocity.
But whatever the tensions between Blair and Cook, the Prime Minister was inexorably drawn into Cook's new ethical statesmanship.
Dear Prime Minister I am aware that there is considerable unease in the Catholic community in respect of possible military action against Iraq.
Just why aren't people voting Conservative when the Prime Minister seemed so unpopular on the run up to the election?
In the UK, there are plenty of opportunities to have a protest vote against the standing party / Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister has been slammed by the Government's sleaze watchdog headed by Sir Alistair Graham who was appointed by Tony Blair.
But the prolonged controversy over the bill, and its withdrawal in the autumn owing to the refusal of the government to accept modifications made by the House of Lords in the denominational interest, made his retention of that office impossible, and he was transferred (January 1907) to the post of chief secretary for Ireland, which he subsequently retained when Mr Asquith became prime minister in 1908.
On the defeat of John Sandfield Macdonald's government in 1871 Blake became prime minister of Ontario, but resigned this office the same year in consequence of the abolition of dual representation.
On the 3rd of June the new pope re-entered Rome; on the 11th of August Consalvi was appointed cardinal-deacon and secretary of state, or prime minister.
This view was embodied in the circular note to the Powers, drawn up by D6llinger and issued by the Bavarian prime minister Prince Hohenlohe-Schillingsfiirst on April 9, 1869.
But as the man who had doggedly, yet unpretentiously, filled the gap in the days of difficulty, and been somewhat contemptuously criticized by the Unionist press for his pains, Sir Henry was clearly marked out for the post of prime minister when his party got its chance; and, as the head of a strongly composed cabinet, he satisfied the demands of the situation and was accepted as leader by all sections.
On the ist of February 1886 Gladstone became, for the third time, prime minister.
He assailed Lord North with unmeasured invective, directed not only at his policy but at his personal character, though he well knew that the prime minister was an amiable though pliable man, who remained in office against his own wish, in deference to the king who appealed to his loyalty.
This precipitate action aroused the mistrust of the Germans, and, in view of the ambiguous attitude of the prime minister towards the Czechs, led to a vote of censure being passed at a meeting of the German national council at Prague on July is.
There was no doubt about the obstinacy and persistency of both sections, and both were fighting, not only to persuade the public, but for the capture of the party and of its prime minister.
Mamun affected the profoundest grief, and, in order to disarm suspicion, appointed as his prime minister the brother of Fadl, Hasan b.
Phil Marfleet Israel Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a rebuff to his country 's paymaster, US president Bill Clinton.
The Prime Minister continues to drop hints about a referendum on the single currency next year.
Brown 's version of events has the prime minister reneging repeatedly on firm pledges to step aside during the second term.
Following the election results, the Prime Minister moved forward a Cabinet reshuffle originally planned for Monday.
Asked if the Prime Minister had visited any injured servicemen who had returned from Iraq, the PMOS said that he believed he had.
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister More house market stats than you can shake a stick at.
I look forward to announcing the shortlist for the Prime Minister 's award for Better Public Building later this summer.
So too did some of her other more notable sitters, including Britain 's Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill himself.
That did not mean, the Prime Minister and others made clear, any slackening in the pace of change.
The Prime Minister has been slammed by the Government 's sleaze watchdog headed by Sir Alistair Graham who was appointed by Tony Blair.
I cannot remember these small-minded people complaining about John Major watching cricket or Margaret Thatcher entertaining at Chequers while Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister 's official spokesperson declined to repeat the assertion that the Security Service had advised the 90-day rule.
But whatever the tensions between Blair and Cook, the Prime Minister was inexorably drawn into Cook 's new ethical statesmanship.
Herbert Asquith, the Prime Minister during the militant suffrage campaign, had always been totally against women having the vote.
The Prime Minister began the event by expressing sympathy with the people of Russia following last week 's school siege.
Contacted for an explanation of their tardy response to the disaster, Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott issued the following statement.
During the course of next week, the Prime Minister and Chancellor would have joint trilateral discussions with Ministers to discuss them.
What about the Prime Minister 's promise to cut school truancy by a third?
In relation to the Prime Minister 's security for example, we had underlined once again our concerns.
Will the Prime Minister continue to give his unequivocal backing?
Mori was the most unpopular prime minister for decades.
Just why are n't people voting Conservative when the Prime Minister seemed so unpopular on the run up to the election?
This last one was in direct opposition to the wishes of the Prime Minister who wanted some kind of wishy-washy compromise nonsense.
Home Affairs Prime Minister says parents are to blame for yob culture.
The assault caused upset among viewers as well as the Prime Minister.
Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair has worn them as well.
Even former Prime Minister Tony Blair commented on the story line of Parliament wrongfully sentencing Deidre to prison.
Airbus inked the deal reportedly worth $10 billion to the French airline industry with Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao on December 6, 2005.
Count Casimir Batthyany attacked him in The Times, and Szemere, who had been prime minister under him, published a bitter criticism of his acts and character, accusing him of arrogance, cowardice and duplicity.
In 1814 he was appointed administrator of the Orange principalities; and, when the prince of Orange became king of the Netherlands, Baron Gagern became his prime minister.
In the 7th century he became the head of the administration and a veritable prime minister.
In 1666 he was appointed teacher of 'medicine at Mainz and body-physician to the archbishop-elector; and the same year he was made councillor of commerce (Commerzienrat) at Vienna, where he had gained the powerful support of Albrecht, Count Zinzendorf, prime minister and grand chamberlain of the emperor Leopold I.
An attempt to hold a public procession of the Host in connexion with the Eucharistic Congress at Westminster in 1908, however, was the signal for the outburst of a considerable amount of opposition, and was eventually abandoned owing to the personal intervention of the prime minister.
During the World War he served with the headquarters staff of the British army in France (1916-7), attaining the rank of colonel, and later was Director of Information under the Prime Minister (1917-8), and his History of the War (Nelson) was an admirable piece of work.
When Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's cabinet was formed in December 1905 he became foreign minister, and he retained this office when in April 1908 Mr Asquith became prime minister.
In April 1 559 Granvella was one of the Spanish commissioners who arranged the peace of Cateau Cambresis, and on Philip's withdrawal from the Netherlands in August of the same year he was appointed prime minister to the regent, Margaret of Parma.
Heliodorus, prime minister of Seleucus Philopator, who succeeded Antiochus, arrived at Jerusalem in his progress through Coele-Syria and Phoenicia and declared the treasure confiscate to the royal exchequer.
The strong and masterful character of these and other colleagues made the task of the prime minister one of unusual difficulty, a fact which was recognized by contemporaries.
The first year of office passed off successfully, and it was owing to the steady support of the prime minister that Gladstone's great budget of 1853 was accepted by the cabinet.
His favourite, Olivares, was a far more honest man than the duke of Lerma, and was more fit for the place of prime minister than any Spaniard of the time.
The king, Charles IV., looked on helplessly at the ruin wrought by the subservience of his kingdom to France since 1796, and he was seemingly blind to the criminal intrigues between his queen and the prime minister Godoy.
In 1756 he was asked by Newcastle to become prime minister as the alternative to Pitt, but Granville, who perfectly understood why the offer was made, declined and supported Pitt.
He became Prime Minister and Secretary of State for External Affairs July io 1920, and was appointed a member of the King's Privy Council in October of the same year.
The title of prime minister was created for him in 1746, but he was not only a prime minister - he filled all the offices.
Sir John Robinson, the first premier of Natal under responsible government, was the editor of the Mercury from 1860 until he became prime minister in 1893.
The governor expressed his views to the prime minister that the Natal government ought to give the British government every support, and Colonel Hime replied that their support would be given, but at the same time he feared the consequences to Natal if, after all, the British govern m ent should draw back.
The prime minister was not, however, as yet to be relieved of an impossible responsibility.
After his return to France the cardinal was anxious to regain the favour of the queen in order to obtain the position of prime minister.
Meanwhile in the Transvaal, concurrently with the change of prime minister and high commissioner, the administrator, Colonel Lanyon, began vigorously to enforce taxation among the Boers.
Meanwhile pressure was put on the British prime minister to carry out the policy he had avowed while out of office.
In his speech at the Albert Hall on the 21st of December 1905 it was noticeable that, before the elections, the prime minister laid stress on only one subject which could be regarded as part of a constructive programme - the necessity of doing something for canals, which was soon shelved to a royal commission.
Matsukata, who in 1884 was created Count, twice held the office of prime minister (1891-1892, 1896-1898), and during both his administrations he combined the portfolio of finance with the premiership; from October 1898 to October 1900 he was minister of finance only.
It contains also the highest judicial, financial, military and administrative official authorities of Austria, and is the see of a Roman Catholic archbishop. Vienna enjoys autonomy for communal affairs, but is under the control of the governor and the Diet of Lower Austria, while the election of the chief burgomaster requires the sanction of the sovereign, advised by the prime minister.
Bishop Charles Wordsworth said that his experience of Gladstone at this time " made me (and I doubt not others also) feel no less sure than of my own existence that Gladstone, our then Christ Church undergraduate, would one day rise to be prime minister of England."
The great task to which the new prime minister immediately addressed himself was the disestablishment of the Irish Church.
The heir-apparent and his son, the prime minister and the leader of the House of Commons, were among those who bore the pall.
On the 2nd of April he was constrained to submit to the formation of a new ministry, in which the duke of Portland was prime minister and Fox and North were secretaries of state.
It was here, at the Sakurada Gate, that Ii Kamon-no-Kami, prime minister of the shogun's government; was assassinated by the anti-foreign party in 1860.
When later in the same year, however, Henry Phillpotts, bishop of Exeter, died, the prime minister turned again to Temple, and he accepted the bishopric of that city so dear to him from boyhood, and left Rugby for a home amongst his own people.
His successor succeeded in further aggrandizing the Bundela state, but he is represented to have been a notorious plunderer, and his character is further stained by the assassination of the celebrated Abul Fazl, the prime minister and historian of Akbar.
At the close of the war the queen regent and her ministers attempted to elbow out Espartero and his followers, but a pronunciamiento ensued in Madrid and other large towns which culminated in the marshal's accepting the post of prime minister.
The house was the property of Cecil Rhodes, and was bequeathed by him for the use of the prime minister of Federated South Africa.
In 1896 he joined the Matsukata cabinet, and resigned in the following year in consequence of intrigues which produced an estrangement between him and the prime minister.
On the 3rd of November Bute appeared in his new capacity as prime minister in the House of Lords, where he had not been seen for twenty years.
In 1498 the duke of Orleans mounted the throne as Louis XII., and d'Amboise was suddenly raised to the high position of cardinal and prime minister.
His policy of never interfering in strikes and leaving even violent demonstrations undisturbed at first proved successful, but indiscipline and disorder grew to such a pitch that Zanardelli, already in bad health, resigned, and Giolitti succeeded him as prime minister (November 1903).
When Sonnino became premier in February 1906, Giolitti did not openly oppose him, but his followers did, and Sonnino was defeated in May, Giolitti becoming prime minister once more.
P. Stanley had been named, but rejected by the Irish Church, and, according to Bishop Wilberforce's correspondence, Trench's appointment was favoured neither by the prime minister nor the lord-lieutenant.
From 1854 to 1857 he was attorney-general of Upper Canada, and then, on the retirement of Colonel Tache, he became prime minister.
The 1 Baron Richard Bienerth-Schmerling (1853-1919) was made Minister of the Interior in June 1906; Prime Minister Nov.
The question was repeatedly raised as to why the prime minister did not take advantage of this patriotic spirit to obtain a corresponding parliamentary demonstration; but it had surprised him, as it had many, and he shrank from the serious responsibility which would have resulted if the experiment had turned out badly; the aged Emperor's need of quiet, and the conviction that the Reichsrat, if summoned ad hoc, would, as for so long before, be of no active use, also played their part.
The population had not been consulted as to the declaration of war, and their opinion was no more listened to now; but by giving up the cooperation of Parliament the prime minister at the same time abdicated his power in favour of the military authorities.
The political impotence of the prime minister was plainly evident in the military proceedings against Kramarz, in which Stiirgkh shook hands with the accused and gave evidence in his favour, but without being able to avert the death sentence passed by the military court, though he did at least prevent the execution of the sentence.
On June 24 1917 the Emperor appointed as prime minister his former tutor, the Ritter von Seidler,2 who summoned a Ministry of mere officials, just to carry on business for the time being; any constitutional reorganization was still postponed.
She also protested to the prime minister (Lord John Russell) in 1848, 1849 and 1850, against various instances in which Palmerston had expressed his own personal opinions in matters of foreign affairs, without his despatches being properly approved either by herself or by the cabinet.
On June 9 1914 he became prime minister and Minister of Justice, but his Government was bitterly assailed by the Radical Socialists as well as other groups, and only lasted one day.
In 1842 Domett emigrated to New Zealand where he filled many important administrative posts, being colonial secretary for New Munster in 1848, secretary for the colony in 1851, and prime minister in 1862.
In 1807 he was appointed a second time prime minister and first lord of the treasury.
In this same year, considering themselves ill-used by Olivarez, prime minister of Philip IV.
Thiers sait tout, tranche tout, parle de tout," and this omniscience and "cocksureness" (to use the word of a prime minister of England contemporary with this prime minister of France) are perhaps the chief pervading features both of the statesman and the man of letters.
Basevi, by whom he had five children, of whom Benjamin (afterwards Lord Beaconsfield and Prime Minister of England) was the' second.
In 1705 he was made a senator, in 1706 a count and in 1707 governor of Charles XII.'s nephew, the young duke Charles Frederick of Holstein-Gottorp. In 1710 he succeeded Nils Gyldenstolpe as prime minister.
He protested against the queen's autocratic behaviour, and resigned both the premiership and his senatorship. He was elected landtmarskalk at the diet of 1720, and contributed, on the resignation of Ulrica Leonora, to the election of Frederick of Hesse as king of Sweden, whose first act was to restore to him the office of prime minister.
The prime minister was created a K.C.B., and minor honours were conferred on other ministers in recognition of their services in bringing about the union.
The prime minister of the Dominion, Sir John Macdonald, was asked to act as one of the imperial commissioners in carrying on these negotiations.
Senate, became prime minister on Macdonald's death in 1891, but in 1892 was compelled by ill-health to resign, and in 1893 he died.
El Motamid went, however, considerably further in patronage of literature than his father, for he chose as his favourite and prime minister the poet Ibn Ammar.
He helped to upset the government of King Otho and to establish his successor, was prime minister in 1864-1865, came back from retirement to preside over the ministry formed during the crisis of the RussoTurkish war, and died in office on the 15th of September 1877.
On the fall of Lord Goderich's cabinet five months later Wellington became prime minister.
As Prime Minister Poincare aimed at safeguarding the interests of France abroad, especially against the menace of the Triple Alliance, and at strengthening her at home by firm government and the restoration of social discipline.
From 1882 till 1887 his prime minister was Walter Murray Gibson (1823-1888), a singular and romantic genius, a visionary adventurer and a shrewd politician, who had been imprisoned by the Dutch government in Batavia in 1852 on a charge of inciting insurrection in Sumatra, and had arrived at Honolulu in 1861 with the intention of leading a Mormon colony to the East Indies.
The new prime minister came into power practically at the same moment as the king's coronation (see Edward Vii.) and the end of the South African War '(see' Transvaal).
In his pamphlet on "Insular Free Trade" the prime minister reviewed the economic history since Cobden's time, pointed to the falsification of the promises of the early free-traders, and to the fact that England was still the only free-importing country, and insisted that he was "in harmony with the true spirit of free-trade" when he pleaded for "freedom to negotiate that freedom of exchange may be increased."
He continued to hold this office when George Grenville became prime minister (April 1763), and advised the government on the question raised by Wilkes's North Briton.
In 1837 the Ultramontanes came into power with Karl von Abel (1788-1859) as prime minister.
This independence caused great wrath at St Petersburg, where Bernstorff was accused of disloyalty, and ultimately sacrificed to the resentment of the Russian government (13th of November 1780), the more readily as he already disagreed on many important points of domestic administration with the prime minister Haegh Guldberg.
Pelham remained prime minister till his death on the 6th of March 1754, when his brother succeeded him.
He had observed the great men of both parties in hours of careless relaxation, had seen the leaders of opposition without the mask of patriotism, and had heard the prime minister roar with laughter and tell stories not over-decent.
You may almost hear the beating of his wings," he said, and concluded with an appeal to the prime minister that moved the House as it had never been moved within living memory.
It was thought desirable to arrest and dethrone him, and his prime minister was temporarily appointed to administer the province under British protection.
The central administration is carried on by a council of ministers, appointed by the khedive, one of whom acts as prime minister.
Nubar Pasha, it is true, who succeeded Riaz as prime minister in April 1894, objected to some of Mr Gorsts recommendations, and in November 1895 resigned.
In 1857, Carl Christian Hall became prime minister.
Estrup became prime minister.
Charles Grey, Queen Victoria's private secretary, and grandson of the 2nd Earl, the Whig Prime Minister who passed the Reform bill of 1832.
And his unbending common-sense, and sobriety of criticism in matters which deeply interested the less academic Radicals who were enthusiasts for extreme courses, would have made the parliamentary situation difficult but for the exceptional popularity of the prime minister.
As the latter was staying at Biarritz, the unprecedented course was followed of Mr Asquith journeying there for the purpose, and on the 8th he resigned the chancellorship of the exchequer and kissed hands as prime minister.
He at once attached himself to Kalman Tisza and remained faithful to his chief even after the Bosnian occupation had alienated so many of the supporters of the prime minister.
Early in 1879 Waddington succeeded Dufaure as prime minister.
He was Prime Minister at the time of the peace treaty, but his Cabinet fell June 20 1919, owing to his failure to secure a settlement in Paris.
He was in the employment of Robert Peel, grandfather of the prime minister of that name, who here instituted the factory system, and as the director of a large business carefully fostered the improvement of methods.
Political amnesties were now decreed, and in September 18 J9 Filangieri was made prime minister.
Da'ud, who, having insinuated himself into the confidence of the caliph, especially by discovering the hiding places of certain Alids, was afterwards (in 778) made prime minister.
His first act was tc choose as prime minister his former tutor, the faithful Yahya b.
Sahl, to whose service he owed his success, he not only chose him as prime minister of the empire, but also named his brother, Hasan b.
Tension was increased by the fact that the Centre, or Catholic, party in the Reichstag was led by Windhorst, formerly prime minister to the dispossessed king of Hanover, and thus naturally became identified with the opposition of the smaller German states to the supremacy of Prussia.
In the Book of Tobit Ahikar is represented as the prime minister of Sennacherib and his son Esar-Haddon, and is claimed by Tobit as his nephew.
After a few months of office Mole retired, and it was not until 1836 that the fall of Thiers led to his becoming prime minister of a new government, in which he held the portfolio of foreign affairs.
The new prime minister endeavoured to solve the question of defence in accordance with the views of the "Landtmanna " party.
The government bill having, however, been passed by the Second Chamber, the prime minister proposed to the king that the Riksdag should be dissolved and new elections for the Second Chamber take place in order to hear the opinion of the country, but as the king did not approve of this Mr Staaff and his government resigned.
The executive government is carried on under a cabinet composed of seven or eight vizirs (ministers), of whom one, besides holding a portfolio, is vizir azam, prime minister.
Lord Gladstone had the responsibility of summoning the first prime minister of the Union - a task rendered more difficult as the decision had to be taken before the first election to the Union parliament was held.
Yet, notwithstanding this parliamentary triumph, there were not a few of his own colleagues and supporters who condemned the spirit in which the foreign relations of the Crown were carried on; and in that same year the queen addressed a minute to the prime minister in which she recorded her dissatisfaction at the manner in which Lord Palmerston evaded the obligation to submit his measures for the royal sanction as failing in sincerity to the Crown.
Palmerston was in the seventy-first year of his life when he became prime minister of England.
One of his disciples, who had remained in the state, had been successful in the command of a military expedition, and told the prime minister that he had learned his skill in war from the master, - urging his recall, and that thereafter mean persons should not be allowed to come between the ruler and him.
He was again prime minister in 1867, from April to October.
An offer of help from Nepal had been accepted in July, and now Jung Bahadur, the prime minister of Nepal, was advancing with io,000 Gurkhas to aid in the operations againt Lucknow; but the lateness of his arrival delayed the opening of the siege until the 2nd of March 1858.
By the help of the prime minister he entered parliament for the borough of Newtown in the Isle of Wight in July 1793.
In view of the failing health of the duke of Portland he told his colleague, Spencer Perceval, chancellor of the exchequer, that a new prime minister must be found, that he must be in the House of Commons, that the choice lay between them, adding that he might not be prepared to serve as subordinate.
In 1901 he became the first Prime Minister of federated Australia, holding also the portfolio of External Affairs.
Macdonald, the great protectionist prime minister of Canada, in a conversation with the presen writer in 1882, avowed without hesitation that protectionist taxation in Canada was indefensible on economic grounds, and he defended it exclusively for political reasons.
In the February following he again became prime minister under Abbas II., being selected as comparatively acceptable both to the khedivial and British parties.
He was now made prime minister.
The valuable support he then gave to Mr. Lloyd George in reconciling the doctors to his proposals created a firm bond between him and the future Prime Minister.
Two days later Parnell called the prime minister a " masquerading knight-errant," ready to oppress the unarmed, but submissive to the Boers as soon as he found " that they were able to shoot straighter than his own soldiers."
In an unavailing late attempt to change the decision, Fisher called on the Prime Minister.
Alexander Zaimis, a former prime minister of Greece, arrived in Crete on the 1st of October.
Since the introduction of stone and brick, the whole city has been rebuilt and now contains numerous structures of some architectural pretension, the royal palaces, the houses formerly belonging to the prime minister and nobles, the French residency, the Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals, several stone churches, as well as others of brick, colleges, schools, hospitals, courts of justice and other government buildings, and hundreds of good dwellinghouses.
On the fall of the government of Count Taaffe, Prince Alfred Windischgratz became prime minister.
He was a member of the Quebec Legislature from 1897; and, after holding minor offices, in 1905-20 was Prime Minister and Attorney-General in the province of Quebec. Attempts were made by Sir Robert Borden to get him to join his Coalition Ministry, but these failed, and subsequently Sir Lomer declared his allegiance to the Liberal Opposition.
He was now prime minister.
Lord Palmerston became prime minister.
Accordingly, on the 23rd of April he became prime minister for the second time.
He was the first English statesman that had been four times prime minister.