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Born: April 25, 1862

Died: September 7, 1933 (aged 71)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, better known as Sir Edward Grey, Bt, was a British Liberal statesman. He served as Foreign Secretary from 1905 to 1916, the longest continuous tenure of any person in that office. He is probably best remembered for his remark at the outbreak of the First World War: The lamps are going out all over Europe.

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