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Lord Frederick Cavendish

Lord Frederick Charles Cavendish (November 30, 1836 - May 6, 1882), son of the 7th Duke of Devonshire, was a British Liberal politician and protégé of the Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, who was appointed to the post of Chief Secretary for Ireland in May 1882. Within hours of taking office, along with his Under Secretary, Thomas Henry Burke, he was assassinated in the Phoenix Park in Dublin by a small Irish terrorist group known as the Invincibles.

See also: Charles Stewart Parnell

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