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William Ewart Gladstone
William Ewart Gladstone
served as Chancellor of the Exchequer three times, in which capacity he became well known for his budgets. He also served as Prime Minister four times (the only man in British history to do so), in which capacity he enjoyed many domestic successes but also suffered many foreign policy failures.
Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli
spent 43 years in Parliament, almost all of them in Opposition. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer three times, and as Prime Minister twice. During his second term as Prime Minister, Queen Victoria became Empress of India, Britain became an owner of the Suez Canal, and many major social reform acts were passed.
The United Nations in 1947
The United Nations in 1947
1947 was an extremely active year for the young United Nations. Plans were laid for the permanent headquarters of the organization, studies were made and plans developed as a basis for future activities, and action was taken on urgent international problems.
King's Anniversary
King's Anniversary
On December 8, 1947, Sweden observed for the first time in its history the 40th anniversary of the continuous reign of one king.
1947 Horse Racing News and Highlights
1947 Horse Racing News and Highlights
The Kentucky Derby was won by Maine Chance Farm's Jet Pilot, Eric Guerin up. Stymie was the leading money winner in 1947, earning a total of $816,000. Legendary horse Man O' War died at the age of 30 on November 1.
1947 News and Highlights
1947 Football Highlights
Columbia University came from behind to snap a 32-game no-loss Army streak. Undefeated Notre Dame was voted the Number 1 team of 1947 by an AP poll, and Fighting Irish quarterback Johnny Lujack was awarded the Heisman Trophy.

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