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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

Personal data
Date of birth2 July 1780
Place of birthLansdowne House, London, England
Date of death31 January 1863(age 82)
Place of deathBowood House, England
Political partyBritish Whig Party
SpouseLady Louisa Fox-Strangway
(1785-1851)
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh
Trinity College, Cambridge
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office5 February 1806 - 26 March 1807
MonarchGeorge III
Succeeded byHon. Spencer Perceval
Preceded byHon. William Pitt the Younger
Home Secretary
In office16 July 1827 - 22 January 1828
MonarchGeorge IV
Succeeded byRobert Peel
Preceded byWilliam Sturges Bourne

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne KG, PC, FRS (2 July 1780 31 January 1863), known as Lord Henry Petty from 1784 to 1809 and then as The Earl of Kerry to 1818, was a British statesman. In a ministerial career spanning nearly half a century he notably served as Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer and was three times Lord President of the Council.


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