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Bulwer, (William) Henry Lytton (Earle) Explained

Bulwer, (William) Henry Lytton (Earle) at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

British diplomat. In the diplomatic service from 1829, he negotiated the Ponsonby Treaty (1838), which was advantageous to British trade with the Ottoman empire. As ambassador to the U.S. (1849-52), he negotiated the controversial Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, which was intended to resolve (but in fact aggravated) Anglo-Amer. disputes in Latin America. In 1856 he played a major part in the negotiations following the Crimean War. His brother was the novelist E. Bulwer-Lytton.