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Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative statesman, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and again from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. While Home Secretary, Peel helped create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as "bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Northern Ireland). As Prime Minister Peel issued the Tamworth Manifesto (1834) during his brief first stint in office, leading to the formation of the Conservative Party out of the shattered Tory Party; in his second stint he repealed the Corn Laws.

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Robert Peel Dawson
... Colonel Robert Peel Dawson (1818 – 2 September 1877) was an Irish Member of the House of Commons at Westminster ... George Robert Dawson and Mary Peel, daughter of Sir Robert Peel, 1st Baronet and sister of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet ... younger son of Lord Donegall thus his grandson was the South Londonderry MP Robert Chichester and his great-great-grandsons were Lord Moyola, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland and the ...
Bury - Notable People
... Sir Robert Peel (1788–1850), the 19th century Prime Minister best known today for the repeal of the Corn Laws and his introduction of the modern police force (hence the terms "Bobbies" and "Peelers"), was born in Bury ... A monument, Peel Tower, now exists to his memory ... The tower itself was not built for Sir Robert, but to provide work for local workers and was later dedicated to him ...
Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom - "First Among Equals" - Populist Prime Ministers
... Robert Peel, often called the "model Prime Minister", was the first to recognise this new role ... Croker said in a letter to Peel, "The elections are wonderful, and the curiosity is that all turns on the name of Sir Robert Peel ... the Sovereign's choice here every Conservative candidate professed himself in plain words to be Sir Robert Peel's man, and on that ground was elected." ...
Sir Robert Peel, 3rd Baronet
... Sir Robert Peel, 3rd Baronet GCB, PC (4 May 1822 – 9 May 1895) was a British Peelite and later Liberal politician ... The eldest son of the prime minister Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, he was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford and entered the Diplomatic Service in 1844 ...
Robert Peel - Memorials - Other Memorials
... Peel Park, Bradford is named after Sir Robert Peel ... Peel Tower Monument, this tower was built on top of Holcombe Hill in Ramsbottom, Bury ... The Sir Robert Peel Hospital in Tamworth ...

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