John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC, FRS (30 September 1710 – 5 January 1771) was an 18th-century British statesman. Bedford was a leading Whig political figure around the time of the Seven Years' War, and negotiated the Treaty of Paris which ended the conflict in 1763.
John Russell, 4th duke of Bedford, (born Sept. 30, 1710—died Jan. 15, 1771, Woburn, Bedfordshire, Eng.), leader of the “Bedford Whigs,” a major parliamentary force in the third quarter of the 18th century in England.
Bedford, John Russell, 4th duke of (1710–71). Succeeding to one of the wealthiest dukedoms in Britain in 1732, Bedford developed a political following which made him a valuable catch for any ministry. He served as 1st lord of the Admiralty (1744–8) and as southern secretary (1748–51), resigning after lengthy bickering with Newcastle.
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John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, KG,PC,FRS(30 September 1710 – 5 January 1771) was an 18th-century Britishstatesman. Bedford was a leading Whigpolitical figure around the time of the Seven Years' War, and negotiated the Treaty of Pariswhich ended the conflict in 1763.
2 de may. de 2022 · John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford KG, PC, FRS (30 September 1710 – 5 January 1771) was an 18th-century British statesman. He was the fourth son of Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford, by his wife, Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John Howland of Streatham, Surrey.
JOHN RUSSELL, 4th DUKE OF BEDFORD 1762-1763 IT was fitting that Pitt's most formidable opponent on the question of peace or war in 1761 should be made ambassador for the nego-tiation of peace in 1762. He had been made Lord Privy Seal in November 1761 after Pitt's fall, and on 1 September 1762 he was given full powers to negotiate with France ...