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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Lansdowne, Henry, Fifth Marquis of

Liberal statesman, grandson of the above, educated at Oxford; succeeded to the peerage in 1866, and held office in Liberal Governments, Lord of the Treasury 1868-72, Under-Secretary for War 1872-74, and Under-Secretary for India 1880; he was Governor-General of Canada 1883-88, and Viceroy of India 1888-94; in 1895 he joined Lord Salisbury's ministry as a Liberal-Unionist, becoming Secretary for War; b . 1845.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Lansdowne, Henry, Fifth Marquis of'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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