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Dick, Quintin (1777-1858), politician and socialite

Mary Millar

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/42183
Dick, Quintin (1777-1858), politician and socialite


Dick, Quintin (1777-1858), politician and socialite, was born in March 1777 in Dublin, the eldest of four children of Samuel Dick (d. 1802), East India proprietor and merchant, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of Nicholas Forster of Tullaghan, co. Monaghan, Ireland. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating BA in 1797, ...

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