Rhodes, Cecil (b. 1853)

Rhodes, Cecil, statesman, born in Hertfordshire, son of a vicar; went to South Africa; became director of the diamond mines at Kimberley, and amassed a large fortune; entered the Cape Parliament, and became Prime Minister in 1890; he has been active and successful to extend the British territories in South Africa, aiming at destroying the race prejudices that prevail in it, and at establishing among the different colonies a federated union; (b. 1853).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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