Aberdeen ministry

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After the collapse of Lord Derby's minority government, the Whigs and Peelites formed a coalition under the Peelite leader Lord Aberdeen.wikipedia
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George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

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After the collapse of Lord Derby's minority government, the Whigs and Peelites formed a coalition under the Peelite leader Lord Aberdeen.
The Aberdeen ministry was filled with powerful and talented politicians, whom Aberdeen was largely unable to control and direct.

Secretary of State for War

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† After June 1854 office became Secretary of State for War.

Leader of the House of Commons

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*Lord John Russell served as Leader of the House of Commons from December 1852 to February 1855.

Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

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After the collapse of Lord Derby's minority government, the Whigs and Peelites formed a coalition under the Peelite leader Lord Aberdeen.
As a result, Derby's minority government fell, making way for a Peelite–Whig coalition under Lord Aberdeen.

Lord Alfred Hervey

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He served as a Junior Lord of the Treasury in Lord Aberdeen's coalition government and Lord Palmerston's first government.

John Sadleir

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He went on to hold minor office in Lord Aberdeen's coalition government from 1852 through 1854: since he had been elected on an explicit pledge not to take office, his decision caused outrage in Ireland, and he was never forgiven for what was seen as an shameless betrayal of his principles.

Home Secretary

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Robert Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth

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In 1852 Lord Cranworth became Lord Chancellor in Lord Aberdeen's coalition ministry.

First Commissioner of Works

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James Wilson (businessman)

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He then served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury between 1853 and 1858, firstly in Lord Aberdeen's coalition government and secondly in Lord Palmerston's first administration.

Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Edward Strutt, 1st Baron Belper

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He was Chief Commissioner of Railways between 1846 and 1848 and served as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1853 to 1854 in Lord Aberdeen's coalition government.

Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet

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In December 1852, under Lord Aberdeen's ministry, Cockburn again became Attorney General, and remained so until 1856, taking part in many celebrated trials.

First Palmerston ministry

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The former Home Secretary, Lord Palmerston, then formed his first government.
Lord Palmerston, of the Whigs, first formed a government by popular demand in 1855, after the resignation of the Aberdeen Coalition.

Matthew Talbot Baines

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The Liberals fell from power in February 1852, but in December of the same year he was once again appointed President of the Poor Law Board, this time in the coalition government headed by Lord Aberdeen.