Who is benjamin disraeli?

Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government in four decades, twice as Prime Minister of Great Britain. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party after the Corn Laws schism of 1846.

Read more about Benjamin Disraeli.

Famous quotes containing the words benjamin disraeli, benjamin and/or disraeli:

    Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
    Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)

    The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.
    —Walter Benjamin (1892–1940)

    Consider Ireland.... You have a starving population, an absentee aristocracy, and an alien Church, and in addition the weakest executive in the world. That is the Irish Question.
    —Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881)