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Lubbock, John, first Baron Avebury (1834-1913), banker, politician, and scientific writer

Timothy Alborn

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/34618

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Lubbock, John, first Baron Avebury (1834-1913), banker, politician, and scientific writer, was born on 30 April 1834 at 29 Eaton Place, London, the eldest of eleven children of Sir John William Lubbock, third baronet (1803-1865), and his wife, Harriet Hotham (d. 1873). His father and grandfather were both partners in ...

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