sir william george granville venables vernon harcourt

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sir william george granville venables vernon harcourt

British lawyer, journalist, politician, and cabinet member in five British Liberal governments, who in 1894 achieved a major reform in death duties, or estate taxation.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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