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Kinnaird, Douglas James William (1788-1830), writer and politician

Ralph Lloyd-Jones

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/15633

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Kinnaird, Douglas James William (1788-1830), writer and politician, was born on 26 February 1788, the fourth surviving son of George, seventh Lord Kinnaird (1754-1805), of Inchture, Perthshire, and Elizabeth (d. 1805), sole heir to Griffin Ransom, banker, of Westminster. He was educated briefly at Eton College (1799-1802), then at Göttingen ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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