don pacifico affair

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(1850) Conflict between Britain and Greece that originated when the home of David Pacifico (known as Don Pacifico), a British subject living in Athens, was burned down in an anti-Semitic riot. In support of his demand for compensation, Viscount Palmerston sent a naval squadron to blockade the Greek coast. Palmerston's policy drew protests from France and Russia as well as Britain's House of Lords, but he won the support of the Commons after arguing that Britain should protect its subjects from injustice wherever they might live
don pacifico affair