Charles Canning, 1st Earl Canning, KG, GCB, KSI, PC (14 December 1812 – 17 June 1862), also known as The Viscount Canning and Clemency Canning, was a British statesman and Governor-General of India during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and the first Viceroy of India after the transfer of power from the East India Company to the Crown of Queen Victoria in 1858 after the rebellion was crushed.
Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington (2 July 1915 – 31 December 2014) Lady Elizabeth Wellesley (26 December 1918 – 25 November 2013) Dorothy, a poet, became the lover of Vita Sackville-West, (who wrote her entry for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography). Wellesley had been engaged to Sackville-West's lover Violet Trefusis.
Lord Mountbatten wrócił do Europy, gdzie piastował stanowiska: dowódcy floty śródziemnomorskiej (1952–1954), Pierwszego Lorda Morskiego (dowódcy floty brytyjskiej, 1955–1959) oraz stanowisko przewodniczącego Komitetu Szefów Sztabów i szefa Imperialnego Sztabu obrony Wielkiej Brytanii (1955–1965).
As lord lieutenant of Ireland, Wellesley disappointed the anti-Catholic George IV, and he was about to be removed when his brother, Wellington, was appointed prime minister (January 1828). Wellesley then resigned because his brother was opposed to Roman Catholic emancipation, although the duke was constrained to accept (1829) that… Read More