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Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds

Portrait by Benjamin West, circa 1769
Personal data
Date of birth29 January 1751 ,
Date of death31 January 1799(age 48)
Place of deathLondon, Great Britain
Political partyTory
Spouse(1) Lady Amelia Darcy
Catherine Anguish
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office23 December 1783 - May 1791
MonarchGeorge III
Prime ministerThe Right Hon. William Pitt
Succeeded byThe Lord Grenville
Preceded byThe Earl Temple
Leader of the House of Lords
In office1789 - 1790
Succeeded byThe Lord Grenville
Preceded byThe Lord Sydney

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Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds KG, PC (29 January 1751 31 January 1799), styled Marquess of Carmarthen until 1789, was a British politician. He notably served as Foreign Secretary under William Pitt the Younger from 1783 to 1791.

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