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  1. henry charles keith petty-fitzmaurice ( londres, 14 de enero de 1845 – clonmel, 3 de junio de 1927) fue un político británico, quien sirvió sucesivamente como gobernador general de canadá, virrey de la india, secretario de estado de guerra, y secretario de estado de asuntos exteriores, participando tanto en gobiernos liberales como en gobiernos …

  2. Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC, FRS (2 July 1780 – 31 January 1863), known as Lord Henry Petty from 1784 to 1809, was a British statesman. In a ministerial career spanning nearly half a century, he notably served as Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer and was three times Lord President of the Council .

    • Overview
    • Early years, 1845–1882
    • Governor General of Canada, 1883–1888
    • Viceroy of India, 1888–1894
    • Secretary of State for War, 1895–1900
    • Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1900–1905

    Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, PC was a British statesman who served successively as Governor General of Canada, Viceroy of India, Secretary of State for War, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. In 1917, during the First World War, he wrote the "Lansdowne Letter" advocating, in vain, ...

    A great-grandson of the British Prime Minister Lord Shelburne, and the eldest son of Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne, and his wife, Emily, 8th Lady Nairne, Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice was born in London in 1845. He held the courtesy title Viscount Clanmaurice from birth until 1863 and then the courtesy title Earl of Ker...

    Lord Lansdowne was Governor General during turbulent times in Canada. His Irish connections made him unpopular with the Catholic Irish element. Sir John A. Macdonald's government was in its second term and facing allegations of scandal over the building of the railway, and the economy was once again sliding into recession. The North-West Rebellion ...

    Lord Lansdowne was appointed Viceroy of India in the same year he left Canada. The office, which he held from 1888 to 1894, was offered to him by the Conservative prime minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, and marked the pinnacle of his career. He worked to reform the army, police, local government and the mint. There was an A...

    Upon his return, as a Liberal Unionist, he aligned with the Conservative Party. The Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury, appointed Lord Lansdowne to the post of Secretary of State for War in June 1895. The unpreparedness of the British Army during the Second Boer War brought calls for Lansdowne's impeachment in 1899. His biographer, P. B. Waite, conside...

    After the Unionist victory in the general election of October 1900, Salisbury reorganised his cabinet and gave up the post of Foreign Secretary, appointing Lansdowne to replace him. Lansdowne remained at the Foreign Office under Salisbury's successor Arthur Balfour. As British Foreign Secretary, he signed the 1902 Anglo-Japanese Alliance at his Lon...

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    Lieutenant-Colonel Henry William Edmund Petty-Fitzmaurice, 6th Marquess of Lansdowne, DSO, MVO, styled Earl of Kerry until 1927, was a British soldier and politician.

    Lansdowne was the son of Henry Petty-FitzMaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, and his wife, Maud, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn and Lady Louisa Jane Russell.

    Lord Kerry was originally commissioned into a volunteer battalion of the Oxfordshire Light Infantry, but transferred to the regular army as a second lieutenant in the Grenadier Guards on 14 August 1895, and was promoted to lieutenant on 2 March 1898. He served in South Africa during the Second Boer War, where he was from 25 January 1900 an extra ai...

    Lansdowne was Liberal Unionist and later Conservative Member of Parliament for West Derbyshire from 1908–18. He was a member of the Senate of the Irish Free State from 1922 to 1929, to which he was nominated by the executive council. He succeeded his father as Marquess of Lansdowne in 1927, with a seat in the British House of Lords, meaning that he...

    He married Elizabeth Caroline Hope, on 16 February 1904 and they had five children: 1. Katherine Evelyn Constance Petty-Fitzmaurice, married 1933 Edward Clive Bigham, 3rd Viscount Mersey and had issue. She became 12th Baroness of Nairne after inheriting the title and Derreen House and Gardens from her brother Charles Hope Petty-Fitzmaurice, 7th Mar...

  3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne KG (7 January 1816 – 5 July 1866), styled Lord Henry Petty-FitzMaurice until 1836 and Earl of Shelburne between 1836 and 1863, was a British politician. Contents 1 Background and education 2 Political career 3 Family 4 References 5 External links