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Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician

Ian K. R. Archer.

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; UK Politics. 868 words.

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician, was baptized on 24 August 1708 at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, the third son of Alexander Abercromby (d. 1753), MP for...

Adam, William Patrick (1823–1881), politician and administrator in India

Sidney Lee.

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; UK Politics. 623 words.

Adam, William Patrick (1823–1881), politician and administrator in India, was the elder son of Admiral Sir Charles Adam (1780–1853) of Blairadam, Kinross. His mother was Elizabeth (d....

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

P. J. Jupp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2951 words.

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...

Anderson, Sir John (1858–1918), civil servant and colonial governor

J. M. Gullick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1123 words.

Anderson, Sir John (1858–1918), civil servant and colonial governor, was born on 23 January 1858 at the Free School, Gartly, Aberdeenshire, the only son among the five children of John...

Aungier, Francis, first earl of Longford (c. 1632–1700), politician and administrator in Ireland

Toby Barnard.

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; UK Politics. 1123 words.

Aungier, Francis, first earl of Longford (c. 1632–1700), politician and administrator in Ireland, was the son and heir of the Revd Ambrose Aungier (c.1597–1654) and his wife, Griselda or...

Baring, Thomas George, first earl of Northbrook (1826–1904), politician and viceroy of India

David Steele.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 7007 words.

Baring, Thomas George, first earl of Northbrook (1826–1904), politician and viceroy of India, was born at 16 Cumberland Street, London, on 22 January 1826, the eldest son of Sir Francis...

Berkeley, Norborne, fourth Baron de Botetourt (1717–1770), politician and colonial governor

William Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 1564 words.

Berkeley, Norborne, fourth Baron de Botetourt (1717–1770), politician and colonial governor, was born on 21 December 1717 in London, probably at the family's residence in Clifford Street....

Bladen, Thomas (1698–1780), politician and colonial governor

Edward C. Papenfuse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 696 words.

Bladen, Thomas (1698–1780), politician and colonial governor, was born in Annapolis, Maryland, the eldest son of William Bladen (1670–1718), placeman and lawyer, and his second wife, Anne,...

Bruce, Victor Alexander, ninth earl of Elgin and thirteenth earl of Kincardine (1849–1917), politician and viceroy of India

R. Hyam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2199 words.

Bruce, Victor Alexander, ninth earl of Elgin and thirteenth earl of Kincardine (1849–1917), politician and viceroy of India, was the eldest son of James Bruce, eighth earl of Elgin...

Burt, William Mathew (c. 1725–1781), colonial governor

Chris Birch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 1010 words.

Burt, William Mathew (c. 1725–1781), colonial governor, was born at Elim in Jamaica, the first of fourteen children of Colonel William Pym Burt (d. 1750), a planter in Nevis, and...

Calvert, Charles, fifth Baron Baltimore (1699–1751), colonial proprietor and politician

Troy O. Bickham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 924 words.

Calvert, Charles, fifth Baron Baltimore (1699–1751), colonial proprietor and politician, was born on 29 September 1699, probably at his family estate, Woodcote Park in Epsom, Surrey, the...

Cavendish, Victor Christian William, ninth duke of Devonshire (1868–1938), politician and governor-general of Canada

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1455 words.

Cavendish, Victor Christian William, ninth duke of Devonshire (1868–1938), politician and governor-general of Canada, was born on 31 May 1868, the eldest son of Lord Edward Cavendish...

Cohen, Sir Andrew Benjamin (1909–1968), civil servant and colonial governor

R. E. Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1681 words.

Cohen, Sir Andrew Benjamin (1909–1968), civil servant and colonial governor, was born on 7 October 1909 at Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the twin son of Walter Samuel Cohen (1870–1960),...

Colville, (David) John, first Baron Clydesmuir (1894–1954), politician and colonial administrator

Jason Tomes.

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; UK Politics. 1400 words.

Colville, (David) John, first Baron Clydesmuir (1894–1954), politician and colonial administrator, was born on 13 February 1894 at Motherwell House, Lanarkshire, the only son and younger...

Coote, Richard, first earl of Bellamont (1636–1701), politician and colonial governor

Robert C. Ritchie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 930 words.

Coote, Richard, first earl of Bellamont (1636–1701), politician and colonial governor, was the only son of Richard Coote, Baron Coloony (1620–1683), landowner and Irish peer, and his wife,...

Craddock, Sir Reginald Henry (1864–1937), administrator in India and Burma

Katherine Prior.

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; UK Politics. 852 words.

Craddock, Sir Reginald Henry (1864–1937), administrator in India and Burma, was born at Dharmsala, Punjab, on 11 March 1864, the youngest son of Surgeon-Major William Craddock, of the...

Curzon, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859–1925), politician, traveller, and viceroy of India

David Gilmour.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 10852 words.

Curzon, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859–1925), politician, traveller, and viceroy of India, was born on 11 January 1859 at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, the second of the...

Daly, Sir Dominick (1798–1868), civil servant and colonial administrator

A. G. L. Shaw.

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; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 749 words.

Daly, Sir Dominick (1798–1868), civil servant and colonial administrator, was born on 11 August 1798, at Ardfry, co. Galway, Ireland, the third son of Dominick Daly of Benmore, co. Galway,...

Dundas, Lawrence John Lumley, second marquess of Zetland (1876–1961), administrator in India, politician, and author

Philip Woods.

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; UK Politics. 3426 words.

Dundas, Lawrence John Lumley, second marquess of Zetland (1876–1961), administrator in India, politician, and author, was born in London on 11 June 1876, the elder surviving son of Lawrence...

Eden, George, earl of Auckland (1784–1849), politician and governor-general of India

P. J. Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1770 words.

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...