Definition of Peel, Sir Robert in English:

Peel, Sir Robert

proper noun

  • (1788–1850), British statesman, prime minister 1834–35 and 1841–46. As home secretary 1828–30, he established the Metropolitan Police, whose members are called “bobbies” in his honor. His repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846 split the Conservatives and forced his resignation.


Peel, Sir Robert