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Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
|Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|
5 December 1905 – 3 April 1908
|Preceded by||Arthur Balfour|
|Succeeded by||Herbert Henry Asquith|
7 September 1836|
Kelvinside, Glasgow, Scotland
|Died||22 April 1908
10 Downing Street, Whitehall, London, England
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman GCB (7 September 1836 - 22 April 1908) was a Scottish- born British Liberal statesman. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 5 December 1905 until resigning because of bad health on 3 April 1908.
Campbell-Bannerman was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1836 as Henry Campbell. The surname Bannerman was added to his surname in 1871 as required by his uncle's will. It was a requirement of his inheritance of his uncle's Kent estate, Hunton Court.
Seriously ill by the time of his resignation as Prime Minister, he died just nineteen days later. He remains the most recent Prime Minister to die in 10 Downing Street.
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