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On June 19, 1997, 36-year-old William Hague became the youngest leader of a major political party in the United Kingdom in 200 years. As the new leader of the Conservative Party, he embarked immediately on radical changes designed to reverse the fortunes of a party that had just suffered its worst election defeat since 1906.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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