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 (ăs′kwĭth), Herbert Henry First Earl of Oxford and Asquith. 1852-1928.
British Liberal politician and prime minister (1908-1916) who introduced unemployment insurance and old-age pensions and supported the Parliament Act of 1911, which established salaries for elected members and restricted the power of veto in the House of Lords.


(Biography) Herbert Henry, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith. 1852–1928, British statesman; prime minister (1908–16); leader of the Liberal Party (1908–26)


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Herbert Henry (1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith), 1852–1928, British statesman: prime minister 1908–16.
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