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Alexander, Du Pre, second earl of Caledon (1777–1839), politician and colonial administrator

P. J. Jupp

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/93359

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Alexander, Du Pre, second earl of Caledon (1777–1839), politician and colonial administrator, was born on 14 December 1777, the only son of James Alexander (1730–1802), first earl of Caledon, of Caledon Castle, co. Tyrone, and his wife, Anne (d. 1777), daughter of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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