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Henry du Pré Labouchere

Labouchere, Henry du Pré (lăˌbōshârˈ) [key], 1831–1912, British politician and journalist. Following diplomatic service (1854–64), he sat in the House of Commons (1880–1906) as a Radical. He was a supporter of William Gladstone and an anti-imperialist. He founded (1877) and edited Truth, a magazine devoted to the exposure of social fraud.

See study by R. J. Hind (1972).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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