1749, Jan 241806, Sep 13
a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned 38 years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and who was the arch-rival of William Pitt the Younger. His father Henry, a leading Whig of his day, had similarly been the great rival of Pitt's famous father. He rose to prominence in the House of Commons as a forceful and eloquent speaker with a notorious and colourful private life, though his opinions were rather conservative and conventional. However, with the coming of the American War of Independence and the influence of the Whig Edmund Burke, Fox's opinions evolved into some of the most radical ever to be aired in the Parliament of his era.
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09/13/1806-American sympathizer Charles James Fox dies in Britain
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Henry Fox
...Minister, he never held that office. He was the father of Charles James Fox.
Joseph Nollekens
...including George III himself, William Pitt the Younger, Charles James Fox, the Duke of Bedford and Charles Watson-Wentworth....
Samuel Rogers
...His recollections of these and other friends such as Charles James Fox are key sources for information about London artistic...
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