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Authorised form of nameRussell; John (1792 - 1878); 1st Earl Russell
Dates1792 - 1878
NationalityBritish
Place of birthHertford Street, Westminster, London, England
Date of birth18 August 1792
Place of deathPembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey
Date of death28 May 1878
Dates and placesBurial:
Family vault at Chenies, Buckinghamshire
ActivityCareer:
MP for Tavistock (1813-1817; 1818-1820; 1830-1831); MP for Huntingdonshire (1820-1826); MP for Bandon Bridge (1826-1830); MP for Devon (1831-1832); MP for Devon South (1832- April 1835; May 1835-1841); MP for London (1841-1861) Prime Minister (30 June 1846 - 23 February 1852; 29 October 1865 - 28 June 1866)
Honours:
Earl Russell and Viscount Amberley 1861; KG 1862; GCMG 1869
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/05/1847
RelationshipsThird son of the 6th Duke of Bedford
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 05 June 1869
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/4139159820944514000003
Royal Society codeNA1097
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003943Russell, John, 1st Earl Russellnd
MM/13/64Press cuttings reporting the debates in the House of Commons on the estimates for the conversion of Burlington House, on 12 and 19 June 18571857
MM/19/76Letter from Lord John Russell to Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie16 January 1861
MC/5/3Letter from Lord John Russell, Downing Street, to the Earl Rosse, [President of the Royal Society]28 January 1851
MC/4/344Letter from Lord John Russell, Downing Street, to the Earl of Rosse, President of the Royal Society15 April 1850
MC/2/264Letter from John Russell, Whitehall, to [Prince Augustus Frederick], the Duke of Sussex, the President of the Royal Society24 November 1837
IM/003942Russell, John, 1st Earl Russell1860
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/5/1Letter from Lord John Russell, Downing Street, to the Earl Rosse, [President of the Royal Society]6 January 1851
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
AP/24/16Unpublished paper, 'Reports on the weather and on meteorological phenomena at Bermuda' by William Reid27 May 1839-8 February 1840
AP/24/16/2Unpublished letter, regarding 'Reports on the weather and on meteorological phenomena at Bermuda' from William Reid to John Russell8 February 1840
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