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John Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley

Personal data
Date of birth9 August 1781 ,
Date of death, 6 March 1833(age 6)
NationalityBritish
Political partyTory
SpouseUnmarried
Alma materOriel College, Oxford
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office30 April 1827 - 2 June 1828
MonarchGeorge IV
Prime ministerGeorge Canning
The Viscount Goderich
The Duke of Wellington
Succeeded byThe Earl of Aberdeen
Preceded byGeorge Canning

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John William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley, PC, FRS (9 August 1781 6 March 1833), known as the Honourable John Ward from 1788 to 1823 and as the 4th Viscount Dudley and Ward from 1823 to 1827, was a British politician. He served as Foreign Secretary from 1827 to 1828.


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