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Arthur James Balfour, British Prime Minister 1902-5, Conservative. Born: 25 July 1848 in Whittingehame, East Lothian, Scotland. Died: 19 March 1930 at Fisher’s Hill, Woking, Surrey.
Arthur Balfour's Election Address 1906
The full text of the 1906 Conservative Party General Election Manifesto.
BBC News - Key Documents: The Balfour Declaration
Text of the letter to Lord Rothschild to assure him that his government supported the idea of providing a homeland for the Jews.
Gazetteer for Scotland: Arthur James Balfour (1st Earl Balfour of Whittingehame)
Article from one of the largest Scottish resources available on the web. Information on related attractions.
InfoBritain: Arthur James Balfour
Zionism & Israel Information Center: Lord Arthur Balfour on Zionism
Balfour’s introduction to a book published in 1919, which helps to understand the thinking behind the British supporters of the Jewish national home in Palestine.
Zionism & Israel Information Center: Origins of the Balfour Declaration
Detailed discussion of the declaration with a photocopy of the original letter.
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