Charles James Fox


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Charles James Fox (24 January 1749 – 13 September 1806), styled The Honourable from 1762, was a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned thirty-eight years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and who was particularly noted for being the arch-rival of William Pitt the Younger. His father was a leading Whig and Fox rose to prominence in the House of Commons as a ... more »

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  • ''Kings govern by popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them.''
    Charles James Fox (1749-1806), British Whig politician. Speech, October 31, 1776, to the House of Commons.
  • ''The worst of revolutions is a restoration.''
    Charles James Fox (1749-1806), British Whig politician. speech, Dec. 10, 1785, to the House of Commons.
  • ''How much the greatest event it is that ever happened in the world! and how much the best!''
    Charles James Fox (1749-1806), British Whig politician. Letter, July 30, 1789, on the fall of the Bastille. Fox's support for the French Revolutio...
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