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Macartney, George, Earl Macartney (1737–1806), diplomatist and colonial governor

Roland Thorne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 3861 words.

Macartney, George, Earl Macartney (1737–1806), diplomatist and colonial governor, was born in co. Antrim or Dublin on 3 May 1737, the only son of the three children of George Macartney (d....

MacLehose, (Crawford) Murray, Baron MacLehose of Beoch (1917–2000), diplomatist and colonial administrator

Alan Donald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1500 words.

MacLehose, (Crawford) Murray, Baron MacLehose of Beoch (1917–2000), diplomatist and colonial administrator, was born on 16 October 1917 in Partick, Glasgow, the second son of Hamish...

Malcolm, Sir John (1769–1833), diplomatist and administrator in India

Robert Eric Frykenberg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 4249 words.

Malcolm, Sir John (1769–1833), diplomatist and administrator in India, was born at Burnfoot, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, on 2 May 1769, the fourth son of George Malcolm (1729–1803) of...

Morris, Gouverneur

Max M. Mintz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2264 words.

Morris, Gouverneur (30 January 1752–06 November 1816), framer of the Constitution and diplomat, was born at the family manor, “Morrisania,” in what is now The Bronx, New York, the son of...

Napier, Francis, tenth Lord Napier of Merchistoun and first Baron Ettrick (1819–1898), diplomatist and administrator in India

A. J. Arbuthnot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1887 words.

Napier, Francis, tenth Lord Napier of Merchistoun and first Baron Ettrick (1819–1898), diplomatist and administrator in India, born on 15 September 1819 at Thirlestane Castle in...

Parkes, (James Christopher) Ernest (1861–1899), colonial administrator and diplomatist

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 955 words.

Parkes, (James Christopher) Ernest (1861–1899), colonial administrator and diplomatist, was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the son of Thomas Parkes (b. c.1812, d. 1884), and Jane Maitland (null...

Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins

W. David Baird.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Native American History; World History. 995 words.

Pitchlynn, Peter Perkins (30 January 1806–17 January 1881), diplomat and Choctaw chief, was born at Hush-ook-wa, a Choctaw community in present-day northeastern Mississippi. He was the son...

Rennie, Sir John Shaw (1917–2002), colonial governor and international civil servant

Linda Melvern.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 966 words.

Rennie, Sir John Shaw (1917–2002), colonial governor and international civil servant, was born in Cathcart, Glasgow, on 12 January 1917, the only son of John Shaw Rennie, an electrical...

Sayenqueraghta

James H. O’Donnell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Native American History; World History. 976 words.

Sayenqueraghta (1707?–1786?), Seneca leader and diplomat, was born probably in Ganundasaga near present-day Geneva, New York, the son of Cayenquaraghta, a Seneca chief killed during one of...

Scoon, Sir Paul Godwin (1935–2013), governor-general of Grenada

Peter Clegg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1241 words.

Scoon, Sir Paul Godwin (1935–2013), governor-general of Grenada, was born on 4 July 1935 in Gouyave, a small fishing village on Grenada's west coast. The son of a butcher, he was educated...