Reference Entry

Stanhope, Philip Dormer, fourth earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773), politician and diplomatist

John Cannon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Family and early life | Early parliamentary and diplomatic career | Political career after Walpole | The Netherlands and Ireland | Secretary of state and later political career | Letters to his son (1774) | Final years, writings and reputation

Reference Entry.  10375 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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