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Eden, George, earl of Auckland

P. J. Marshall

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/8451

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Eden, George, earl of Auckland (1784–1849), politician and governor-general of India, was born at Eden Farm, near Beckenham in Kent, on 25 August 1784, the second son of William Eden, first Baron Auckland (1744–1814), and his wife, Eleanor (1758–1818), daughter of Sir Gilbert Elliot...

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