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Authorised form of namePrimrose; Archibald Philip (1847 - 1929); 5th Earl of Rosebery
Other forms of namePrimrose, Archibald Philip, Earl of Midlothian; Primrose, Archibald Philip, Lord Dalmeny
SurnamePrimrose
ForenamesArchibald Philip
Dates1847 - 1929
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
20 Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, England (07 May 1847)
Death:
His home, The Durdans, Epsom, Surrey (21 May 1929)
Burial:
Dalmeny church, West Lothian
ActivityEducation:
Eton; Christ Church, Oxford.
Career:
Under Secretary of State for Home Affairs (1881-1883); Lord Privy Seal and First Commissioner of Works (1885); Foreign Secretary (1886, 1892-1894); Chairman, first County Council of London (1889-1890); Prime Minister and Lord President of Council (1894-1895)
Honours:
KG 1892; Earl of Midlothian 1911; KT 1895
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
10/06/1886
RelationshipsSon of Archibald Primrose, Lord Dalmeny and his 1st wife Hariet Bouverie; succeeded his father as Lord Dalmeny (1851-1858); married (10 March 1878) Hannah daughter of Meyer Amschel Rothschild of Mentmore, Buckinghamshire
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB (1922-1930 supplement, and under Primrose, Archibald John, 4th Earl of Rosebery)
References:
Vanity Fair 03 June 1876, 14 March 1901
Notes:
Certificate of a Candidate of the privileged class for Election
Royal Society codeNA6594
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1886/18Primrose, Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/1/170Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Archibald Philip Primrose, Right Honourable Earl of Rosebery27 July 1886
NLB/1/453Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to The Earl of Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose13 May 1887
NLB/2/659Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Earl of Rosebery [Archibald Philip Primrose], Fellow of the Royal Society4 October 1888
NLB/3/814Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons16 October 1889
NLB/7/1038Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Philip Henry Wodehouse Currie, Foreign Office 20 June 1893
NLB/8/551Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Right Honorable Earl of Rosebery [Archibald Philip Primrose], Fellow of the Royal Society14 November 1893
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