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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 conservadores.

  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...

    A great-grandson of 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 to 1863 and then the courtesy title Earl of Kerry until...

    Lord Lansdowne was Governor General during turbulent times in Canada. His Protestant Irish connections made him unpopular with the Catholic Irish element. Prime Minister 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....

    Lord Lansdowne was appointed Viceroy of India the same year that 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 a...

    Upon his return, as a Liberal Unionist, he aligned with the Conservative Party. Prime Minister Lord Salisbury appointed 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, considers that he ...

    After the Unionist victory in the general election of October 1900, Salisbury reorganised his cabinet, gave up the post of Foreign Secretary and appointed 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 Lond...

  3. Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 6th Marquess of Lansdowne. ` Lieutenant-Colonel Henry William Edmund Petty-Fitzmaurice, 6th Marquess of Lansdowne, DSO, MVO (14 January 1872 – 5 March 1936), styled Earl of Kerry until 1927, was a British soldier and politician. The 6th Marquess of Lansdowne.

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    Henry Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne KG, styled Lord Henry Petty-FitzMaurice until 1836 and Earl of Shelburne between 1836 and 1863, was a British politician.

    Born Lord Henry Petty-FitzMaurice, he was the second son of Henry Petty-FitzMaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne, and Lady Louisa Emma, daughter of Henry Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester. He was educated at Westminster and Trinity College, Cambridge. On the early death of his elder brother the Earl of Kerry in 1836 he became known by the courtes...

    After graduation, he entered the Commons as MP for Calne in 1837. He served under Lord John Russell as a Lord of the Treasury from 1847 to 1848. In 1856, he was called up to the House of Lords in his father's barony of Wycombe and was Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs under Lord Palmerston from that year until 1858. On the ...

    On 18 August 1840, he married Lady Georgiana Herbert, but she died six months later. He then married Comtesse Emily de Flahault on 1 November 1843 in Vienna and they had three children: 1. Henry Charles Keith, Earl of Shelburne, later Marquess of Lansdowne 2. Lord Edmond George, later Baron FitzMaurice 3. Lady Emily Louisa Anne, married Col. Hon. E...

  4. Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, the third Marquess of Lansdowne, has the distinction of being one of the youngest chancellors of the exchequer. He was also a prominent Whig leader for almost fifty years, although he never quite reached the political heights to which he seemed destined.

  5. 31/05/2017 · Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquis of Lansdowne, 4th Earl of Kerry. Born 2 Jul 1780 in Shelburne House, Berkeley Square, London Died 31 Jan 1863 at Bowood. Henry_Petty_Fitzmaurice. Son of William Petty-Fitzmaurice, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne. Henry was Home Secretary from 16 Jul 1827 to 26 Jan 1828.