1729, Jan 121797, Jul 9
a British-Irish statesman born in Dublin, as well as an author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after moving to London, served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for many years in the House of Commons with the Whig Party. Burke is remembered mainly for his support of the cause of the American Revolutionaries, Catholic emancipation, the impeachment of Warren Hastings from the East India Company, and for his later objections about the French Revolution.
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03/22/1775-Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the English parliament 
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George Crabbe published, he wrote to the statesman and author Edmund Burke for assistance. Within days of his wife's death...
Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound
...Whig MP for Morpeth. He became very friendly with Edmund Burke, whom he helped in the attack on Warren Hastings and...
Charles James Fox
...War of Independence and the influence of the Whig Edmund Burke, Fox's opinions evolved into some of the most radical...
Thomas Rowlandson
...classmates was Richard Burke, son of the politician Edmund Burke. As a schoolboy, Rowlandson "drew humourous characters...
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