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  • Mini Bio
  • Name: Henry Addington
  • Born: 30th May 1757, Holborn, Middlesex, England
  • Died: 15th February 1844, Richmond, Surrey, England
  • Occupation: Politician
  • Highest office: Prime minister; 14th March 1801 - 10th May 1804
  • Political party: Conservative
  • Additional title: 1st Viscount Sidmouth

"I hate liberality - nine times out of ten it is cowardice, and the tenth time lack of principle"

Henry Addington

"In youth, the absence of pleasure is pain, in old age, the absence of pain is pleasure"

Henry Addington

"It was impossible not to discover those seeds of animosity, which have been matured by circumstances into insurrection and rebellion" (about Ireland)

Henry Addington

"Make them look with irritation at power"

Henry Addington

"It is with deep regret that the determination to assemble Parliament has been so long delayed"

Henry Addington

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Henry Addington In youth, the absense of pleasure is pain, in old age, the absence of pain is pleasure