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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Henry Austin Bruce 1st Baron Aberdare

1815–95

Politician. Liberal MP for Merthyr Tudful, 1852–68. Under-secretary at the Home Office, 1862–4. Privy councillor, 1864–6. Home secretary, 1868–73. MP for Renfrewshire, 1869–73. Interested in education. Created Baron Aberdare, 1873. FRS 1876.