John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, KG, GCMG, PC, FRS (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878), known by his courtesy title Lord John Russell before 1861, was a British Whig and Liberal statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1846 to 1852 and again from 1865 to 1866.
William Russell, Lord Russell (29 September 1639 – 21 July 1683) was an English politician. He was a leading member of the Country Party , forerunners of the Whigs , who during the reign of King Charles II , laid the groundwork for opposition in the House of Commons to the accession of an openly Catholic king in Charles's brother James .
Russell married Anne Carr, daughter of the Earl of Somerset, on 11 July 1637. Her dowry of £12,000 was never paid in full They had children: Francis Russell, Lord Russell (1638–1678), died unmarried. William Russell, Lord Russell (1639–1683), married Lady Rachel Wriothesley and had issue. John Russell, died in infancy.: 222
His paternal grandfather, Lord John Russell, later 1st Earl Russell (1792–1878), had twice been Prime Minister in the 1840s and 1860s. A Member of Parliament since the early 1810s, he met with Napoleon Bonaparte in Elba.
Lord William Russell (20 August 1767 – 5 May 1840) was a member of the British aristocratic Russell family and longtime Member of Parliament.He did little to attract public attention after the end of his political career until, in 1840, he was murdered in his sleep by his valet.
Bertrand Russell era hijo de John Russell, vizconde de Amberley, y de Katrine Louisa Stanley. Su abuelo paterno era lord John Russell, primer conde de Russell, quien fue dos veces primer ministro con la reina Victoria. Su abuelo materno era Edward Stanley, 2.º barón Stanley de Alderley.
07/12/1995 · Attempts to sum up Russell’s life have been numerous. One of the more famous comes from the Oxford philosopher A.J. Ayer.As Ayer writes, “The popular conception of a philosopher as one who combines universal learning with the direction of human conduct was more nearly satisfied by Bertrand Russell than by any other philosopher of our time” (1972a, 127).