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Authorised form of nameCurzon; George Nathaniel (1859 - 1925); 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
Other forms of nameCurzon, George Nathaniel, Baron Curzon of Kedleston
SurnameCurzon
ForenamesGeorge Nathaniel
Dates1859 - 1925
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, England (11 January 1859)
Death:
London (20 March 1925)
Burial:
Kedleston church, Derbyshire
ActivityEducation:
Eton; Balliol College, Oxford
Career:
Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford; Under Secretary of State for India (1891-1892); Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1895-1898); Viceroy and Governor General of India (1890-1904 and 1904-1905); Lord Privy Seal (1915-1916); Lord President of the Council and member of the War Cabinet (1916-1919); Leader of the House of Lords (1916-1924); Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1919-1924); died after an operation on a diseased kidney
Honours:
Baron 1898; Earl Curzon of Kedleston, Viscount Scarsdale and Baron Ravensdale 1911; Marquess 1921; KG; GCSI; GCIE
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/12/1898
RelationshipsSon of Rev Alfred Nathaniel Holden Curzon, 4th Baron Scarsdale and his wife Blanche, daughter of Joseph Pocklington Senhouse of Netherall, Cumberland.
Married: 1) (22 April 1925) Mary Victoria, daughter of Levi Leiter of Washington, USA (she died 18 July 1906); 2) (02 January 1917) Grace Elvina daughter of J Monroe Hinds, US Minister for Brazil
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 18 June 1892
Royal Society codeNA6597
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1898/19Curzon, George Nathaniel, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/18/809Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Fellow of the Royal Society, Government House, Calcutta15 May 1899
NLB/17/661Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]2 December 1898
NLB/17/783Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Lord George Nathaniel Curzon of Kedleston, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1898
NLB/19/332Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord George Nathaniel Curzon of Kedleston, Fellow of the Royal Society, Viceregal Lodge, Simla, India9 August 1899
NLB/19/422Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord George Nathaniel Curzon of Kedleston, Viceroy of India28 September 1899
NLB/21/545Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to His Excellency, Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, Fellow of the Royal Society, Viceroy of India7 December 1900
NLB/32/636Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Lord [George Nathaniel] Curzon of Kedleston, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1906
NLB/54/119Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Arthur] Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society13 February 1917
NLB/32/631Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary, Royal Society25 April 1906
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