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The Rt Hon Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
5 December 1905 – 3 April 1908
Preceded byArthur Balfour
Succeeded byHerbert Henry Asquith
Personal details
Born7 September 1836(1836-09-07)
Kelvinside, Glasgow, Scotland
Died22 April 1908(1908-04-22) (aged 71)
10 Downing Street, Whitehall, London, England
Political partyLiberal

The Rt.Hon. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (7 September 1836-22 April 1908) was a Scottish- born British Liberal statesman. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 5 December 1905 until resigning because of bad health on 3 April 1908.

Campbell-Bannerman was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1836 as Henry Campbell. The surname Bannerman was added to his surname in 1871 as required by his uncle's will. It was a requirement of his inheritance of his uncle's Kent estate, Hunton Court.