George Canning (Biographical details)

George Canning (politician/statesman; British; Male; 1770 - 1827)

Also known as

Canning, George

Biography

Prime minister; entered parliament 1794; under secretary for Foreign Affairs in 1796. Resigned from parliament 1801-7, returning as Foreign Minister until 1809. Helped found the reactionary 'Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine'.