John Dalberg-Acton
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John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton (1834 - 1902)

John Emerich Edward "1st Baron Acton" Dalberg-Acton
Born in Naples, Italymap
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Husband of — married 1 Aug 1865 (to 1902) in St. Martin Austriamap
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Died in Tegernsee, Bayern, Germanymap
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Biography

Roman Catholic College, Munich University, Oxford, St.Andrews, Cambridge. Member of Parliament, Deputy Lieutenant, Justice of the Peace, Shropshire. Theologian, Professor, Famous Author

"Lord Acton writes to Bishop Creighton that the same moral standards should be applied to all men, political and religious leaders included, especially since “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely” (1887)[1]

Baron Acton of Aldenham.

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  1. https://oll.libertyfund.org/quotes/214


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