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Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax

Personal data
Date of birth20 December 1800
Place of birthPontefract, West Yorkshire, England
Date of death8 August 1885(age 84)
Place of deathHickleton Hall, Doncaster, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyLiberal
SpouseLady Mary Grey (d. 1884)
Alma materOriel College, Oxford
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office6 July 1846 - 21 February 1852
MonarchVictoria
Prime ministerLord John Russell
Succeeded byBenjamin Disraeli
Preceded byHenry Goulburn

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Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax GCB PC (20 December 1800 - 8 August 1885), known as Sir Charles Wood, 3rd Bt between 1846 and 1866, was a British Liberal politician and Member of Parliament. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1846 to 1852.


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