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Mountbatten [née Ashley], Dame Edwina Cynthia Annette, Countess Mountbatten of Burma (1901–1960), director of emergency relief services and vicereine of India

Janet Morgan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35133

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Mountbatten [née Ashley], Dame Edwina Cynthia Annette, Countess Mountbatten of Burma (1901–1960), director of emergency relief services and vicereine of India, was born at 32 Bruton Street, London, on 28 November 1901, the elder of the two daughters of Wilfrid William Ashley, ...

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Subjects: British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945) ; Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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