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Hercules Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead

Personal data
Date of birth19 December 1824
Date of death28 October 1897(age 72)
Place of deathLondon, England, UK
Alma materRoyal Military Academy Sandhurst
Governor of Hong Kong
In office9 September 1859 - 11 March 1865
MonarchQueen Victoria
Succeeded bySir Richard Graves MacDonnell
Preceded bySir John Bowring
Governor of Ceylon
In office21 March 1865 - 4 January 1872
MonarchQueen Victoria
Succeeded bySir William Henry Gregory
Preceded bySir Charles Justin MacCarthy
Governor of New South Wales
In office4 March 1872 - 24 February 1879
MonarchQueen Victoria
Succeeded byLord Augustus Loftus
Preceded byThe Earl Belmore
8th Governor of New Zealand
In office27 March 1879 - 9 September 1880
MonarchQueen Victoria
PremierGeorge Grey
John Hall
Succeeded bySir Arthur Hamilton-Gordon
Preceded byThe Marquess of Normanby

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Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead, GCMG, PC (Chinese name: 羅士敏勳爵 or 羅便臣) (19 December 1824 28 October 1897) was a British colonial administrator who became the 5th Governor of Hong Kong. He is not to be confused with William Robinson, who became the 11th Governor of Hong Kong, which was then controlled by the British.


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