Reference Entry

Oliphant, Sir Lancelot (1881-1965), diplomatist

Richard Langhorne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Oliphant, Sir Lancelot (1881-1965), diplomatist, was born on 8 October 1881 at 2 Stanhope Street, Kensington, London, the youngest of the three sons (there were no daughters) of Arthur Craigie Oliphant (1840-1920), formerly private secretary to Sir Salar Jung, minister to the nizam of Hyderabad, and his second wife, Agnes ...

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