@JubalBarca rightly corrected my trivia the other day in observing a minority politician from what writer Ehrenburg and Hobsbawm termed the ‘long nineteenth century’. So today we dig a little deeper than Dadabhai Naoroji in 1892…

Trivia question: Henry Stanley, Lord Stanley of Alderley, became the first Muslim member of the House of Lords in 1859. It would be 26 years before the appointment of a Jewish peer. Who was that peer?

@robert @JubalBarca British history, always stranger and more complicated than one expects...

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