Full Name: Edward Smith-Stanley [Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby]
Profession: British Prime Minister
Why Famous: Three time British Prime Minister. All his government's lasted less than two years, totaling 3 years 280 days.
His tenure of 22 years as party leader stands as the longest of any political party in British history with only Labour's Clement Attlee coming close at 20 years.
- 1852-12-18 George Hamilton-Gordon becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the downfall of the Conservative government of Edward Smith-Stanley