SHAFTESBURY, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Lord


SHAFTESBURY, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Lord
(1801-1885)
   English social REFORMER and prominent EVANGELICAL LAY-MAN who, with WILBERFORCE, worked hard to improve factory working conditions, opposed slavery, and sought to improve the lot of children.

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  • Anthony Ashley-Cooper, Lord Ashley — (4 October 1900 ndash; 8 March 1947) was an English nobleman.He was the eldest son of Anthony Ashley Cooper, 9th Earl of Shaftesbury and Lady Constance Sibell Grosvenor. He took his courtesy title Lord Ashley from one of his father s subsidiary… …   Wikipedia

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  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1er conde de — (22 jul. 1621, Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, Inglaterra–21 ene. 1683, Amsterdam, Países Bajos). Político inglés. Participó en las guerras civiles inglesas, luchando primero por el rey (1643) y luego por el parlamento (1644). Fue designado por… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of, Baron Cooper of Pawlett, Baron Ashley of Wimborne St. Giles — ▪ English politician [1621 83] Introduction also called (from 1631)  Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet  born July 22, 1621, Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, Eng. died Jan. 21, 1683, Amsterdam, Neth.       English politician, a member of the… …   Universalium

  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of, Baron Cooper Of Pawlett, Baron Ashley Of Wimborne St. Giles — ▪ British industrial reformer [1801 85] born April 28, 1801, London, Eng. died Oct. 1, 1885, Folkestone, Kent       one of the most effective social and industrial reformers in 19th century England. He was also the acknowledged leader of the… …   Universalium

  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Seventh Earl of — (1801–85)    British reformer. Lord Shaftesbury was regarded as the representative Englishman of the early Victorian period, a devout Christian and a social reformer. Like the Puritan leaders in CROMWELL’S time, he believed that the second advent …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th earl of — born April 28, 1801, London, Eng. died Oct. 1, 1885, Folkestone, Kent English politician and social reformer. When his father succeeded to the earldom in 1811, Cooper became Lord Ashley. As a member of Parliament (1826–51), he opposed the Reform… …   Universalium

  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of — (1801–85)    Philanthropist.    Shaftesbury was educated at the University of Oxford and he subsequently entered Parliament. He was of an aristocratic family and was a nephew of Lord Palmerston, who served several terms as Prime Minister. He is… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of — born July 22, 1621, Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, Eng. died Jan. 21, 1683, Amsterdam, Neth. English politician. He served in the English Civil Wars, fighting first for the king (1643) and then for Parliament (1644). He was appointed by Oliver… …   Universalium

  • SHAFTESBURY, ANTHONY ASHLEY COOPER —    1) EARL OF, a notable politician, prominent in the times of Cromwell and Charles II., born, of good parentage, in Dorsetshire; passed through Oxford and entered Lincoln s Inn; sat in the Short Parliament of 1640; changed from the Royalist to… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia


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