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Authorised form of nameBlackwood; Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple (1826 - 1902); 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava
Other forms of nameBlackwood, Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple, Baron Clandeboye
SurnameBlackwood
ForenamesFrederick Temple Hamilton-Temple
Dates1826 - 1902
Dates and placesBirth:
Florence, Italy (21 June 1826)
Death:
Clandeboye House, Belfast (12 February 1902)
ActivityEducation:
Eton; Christ Church, Oxford
Career:
President, Oxford Union (1847); Lord in Waiting (1854-1858); Under Secretary for India (1864-1866); Privy Councillor (1868); Governor General of Canada (1872-1878); Ambassador to St Petersburg (1879-1881); Ambassador to Constantinople (1881-1884); Viceroy of India (1884-1888); Ambassador to Rome (1889-1891); Ambassador to Paris (1891-1896); Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (1891-1895)
Honours:
Baron 1850; KCB 1861; KP 1864; GCMG 1876; GCB 1883; GCSI 1884; GCIE 1887; Marquess 1888
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
9/02/1865
RelationshipsSon of Price Blackwood, 4th Baron Dufferin and Clandeboye; married (1862) Harriet Georgina, daughter of Archibald Rowan-Hamilton; added the name of Hamilton by Royal Licence (1862); later added the name of Temple
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 09 April 1870
Notes:
Elected a Fellow before becoming Marquess. In R and index to BR, the name of his title is spelt Claneboye, whereas DNB gives Clandeboye.
Royal Society codeNA6595
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/6/653Copy letter from Theodore E James, to [Harrison & Sons]21 June 1892
NLB/17/453Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Lord Farrer Herschell, Marquis of Ripon [George Frederick Samuel Robinson], Marquis of Dufferin and Ava [Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple Blackwood], Right Honourable John Morley3 November 1898
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