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John Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough

Personal data
Date of birth2 June 1822
Place of birthGarboldisham Hall, Norfolk
Date of death4 July 1883(age 61)
Place of deathBerkeley Square, Mayfair, London
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
SpouseLady Frances Anne Emily Vane
Alma materOriel College, Oxford
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
In office11 December 1876 - 21 April 1880
MonarchVictoria
Prime ministerBenjamin Disraeli
Succeeded byThe Earl Cowper
Preceded byThe Duke of Abercorn

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John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough, KG, PC (2 June 1822 - 4 July 1883), styled Earl of Sunderland from 1822 to 1840 and Marquess of Blandford from 1840 to 1857, was a British statesman and nobleman. He was the paternal grandfather of Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.


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