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I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.




George Canning, 1770-1827, British Prime Minister (Tory), Quoted in Tryon Edwards, A Dictionary of Thoughts, 1908

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George Canning
George Canning
  • Born: April 11, 1770
  • Died: August 8, 1827
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Statesman

George Canning FRS was a British Tory statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from April to August 1827. He occupied various senior cabinet positions under numerous prime ministers, before eventually serving himself as Prime Minister for the final four months of his life.

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