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Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

Personal data
Date of birth22 January 1858
Place of birthMadras, India
Date of death11 April 1945(age 87)
Place of deathDorking, Surrey, England, UK
SpouseFlora Shaw
Alma materRoyal Military College, Sandhurst
ProfessionSoldier, explorer, colonial administrator
1st Governor-General of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
In officeDecember 1913 - November 1918
Succeeded bySir Hugh Clifford (as Governor)
Preceded byoffice created
5th High Commissioner of the Northern Nigeria Protectorate
In officeSeptember 1912 - December 1913
Succeeded bynone, office abolished
Preceded bySir Henry Hesketh Bell
3rd High Commissioner of the Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria
In officeSeptember 1912 - December 1913
Succeeded byoffice abolished
Preceded bySir Walter Egerton
14th Governor of Hong Kong
In office29 July 1907 - 16 March 1912
Succeeded bySir Francis Henry May
Preceded bySir Matthew Nathan
1st High Commissioner of the Northern Nigeria Protectorate
In office6 January 1900 - September 1906
Succeeded bySir William Wallace (acting)
Preceded byoffice created

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Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard GCMG, CB, DSO, PC (22 January 1858 11 April 1945), known as Sir Frederick Lugard between 1901 and 1928, was a British soldier, mercenary, explorer of Africa and colonial administrator, who was Governor of Hong Kong (1907 1912) and Governor-General of Nigeria (1914 1919).


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