Benjamin Disraeli, 1st earl of Beaconsfield

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Disraeli, Benjamin, 1st earl of Beaconsfield (dĭzrāˈlē) [key], 1804–81, British statesman and author. He is regarded as the founder of the modern Conservative party.

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