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{n: Attlee, Clement Attlee, Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee} British statesman and leader of the Labour party who instituted the welfare state in England (1883-1967)

{n: Baldwin, Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley} English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)

{n: Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour} English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)

{n: Burger, Warren Burger, Warren E. Burger, Warren Earl Burger} United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995)

{n: Carter, Jimmy Carter, James Earl Carter, James Earl Carter Jr., President Carter} 39th President of the United States (1924-)

{n: Chesterfield, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope} suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)

{n: Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli, First Earl of Beaconsfield} British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)

{n: Earl Marshal} an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies

{n: Grey, Charles Grey, Second Earl Grey} Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)

{n: Kitchener, Herbert Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, First Earl Kitchener of Khartoum} British field marshal (1850-1916)

{n: Marston Moor, battle of Marston Moor} a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert

{n: Montfort, Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester} an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)

{n: North, Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford} British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)

{n: Pitt, William Pitt, First Earl of Chatham, Pitt the Elder} English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)

{n: Pitt, William Pitt, Second Earl of Chatham, Pitt the Younger} English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)

{n: Russell, Bertrand Russell, Bertrand Arthur William Russell, Earl Russell} English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)

{n: Walpole, Horace Walpole, Horatio Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford} English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)

{n: Walpole, Robert Walpole, Sir Robert Walpole, First Earl of Orford} Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)

{n: Warren, Earl Warren} United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)

{n: Warwick, Earl of Warwick, Richard Neville, Kingmaker} English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)

{n: Wavell, Archibald Percival Wavell, First Earl Wavell} British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)

{n: countess} female equivalent of a count or earl

{n: count} a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl

{n: earldom} the dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess

{n: earldom} the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess

{n: earl} a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount

{n: kingmaker} an important person who can bring leaders to power through the exercise of political influence
"the Earl of Warwick was the first kingmaker"

{n: marquess} a British peer ranking below a duke and above an earl

{n: peer} a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

{n: second estate, lords temporal} the second estate of the realm: the nobility (especially British nobility) of the rank of duke or marquess or earl or viscount or baron

{n: viscount} a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron

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