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Campbell, George Douglas, eighth duke of Argyll in the peerage of Scotland, and first duke of Argyll in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1823-1900), politician and scientist

Colin Matthew

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/4500
Campbell, George Douglas, eighth duke of Argyll in the peerage of Scotland, and first duke of Argyll in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1823-1900), politician and scientist

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Education and early public work | Marriage, succession as duke, and political rise | Secretary of state for India, 1868-1874 | Estates and Scotland | Houses, wives, and children | Argyll and science | In cabinet again, resignation, and final years

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Subjects: biography ; history

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