Benjamin Disraeli

The Prince of Wales in India

Christopher Hibbert describes how, against the Queen’s wishes, the Prince successfully toured the British Indian Empire at the age of thirty-four.

Prime Ministerial Firsts

Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female Prime Minister on May 4th, 1979. Some other firsts claimed by those occupying the country's highest office.

Disraeli, Dandyism and Decadence

William Kuhn considers some of the ways a look at Benjamin Disraeli’s sexuality challenges our idea of the Victorians and the man himself.

Gladstone and Disraeli

Simon Lemieux provides guidance on essays comparing the performance of the two adversaries in Victorian Britain.