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John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley

Carte de visite showing the Earl of Kimberley, ca. 1868.
Personal data
Date of birth7 January 1826 ,
Place of birthWymondham
Date of death08 April 1902(age 76)
Place of deathLondon
NationalityBritish
Political partyLiberal Party
SpouseLady Florence FitzGibbon
(d. 1895)
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office11 March 1894 - 21 June 1895
MonarchVictoria
Prime ministerThe Earl of Rosebery
Succeeded byThe Marquess of Salisbury
Preceded byThe Earl of Rosebery

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John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley KG , PC (7 January 1826 8 April 1902), known as the Lord Wodehouse from 1846 to 1866, was a British Liberal politician. He held office in every Liberal administration from 1852 to 1895, notably as Secretary of State for the Colonies and as Foreign Secretary.


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