Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (1849 - 1912) MP

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Nicknames: "MacDuff"
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Aswan, Egypt
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About Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife

Sir Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife also went by the nick-name of MacDuff. He was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Elgin between 1871 and 1902.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Elgin and Nairn between 1874 and 1879.3 He succeeded to the title of 6th Viscount MacDuff [I., 1759] on 7 August 1879.4 He succeeded to the title of 6th Baron Braco of Kilbryde, co. Cavan [I., 1735] on 7 August 1879.4 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl Fife [I., 1759] on 7 August 1879.4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1880.3 He held the office of Captain of Gentlemen-at-Arms between 1880 and 1881.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1881.3 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel between 1884 and 1908 in the service of the Banffshire Artillery Volunteers.3 He was created 1st Earl of Fife [U.K.] on 13 July 1885.4 He was created 1st Marquess of Macduff, co. Fife [U.K.] on 29 July 1889.4 He was created 1st Duke of Fife [U.K.] on 29 July 1889.3 He was partner of Samuel Scott & Company, bankers.3 He was decorated with the award of Royal Officers' Decoration (V.D.).3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Banffshire.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Aberdeenshire.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of London between 1900 and 1912.3 He was created 1st Earl of Macduff, co. Banff [U.K.] on 24 April 1900, with a special remainder to his daughters.4 He was created 1st Duke of Fife [U.K.] on 24 April 1900, with a special remainder to his daughters.4 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1901.3 He was Lord High Constable of Coronations in 1902.3 He was founder of the Chartered Company of South Africa.3 He was decorated with the award of Royal Victorian Chain.3 He was Lord High Constable of Coronations in 1911.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1911.3 On his death, all of his titles apart from the 1900 creations became extinc

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Duff,_1st_Duke_of_Fife (engelsk)

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HG The Duke of Fife, KG, KT, GCVO, VD, PC

formally...

His Grace Sir Alexander William George Duff, Duke of Fife, Earl of Fife, Earl of Macduff, Viscount Macduff, Baron Skene, Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight Companion of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle, Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, Volunteer Decoration, Memeber of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council

formerly...

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Fife

Viscount Macduff

Alexander Duff, Esq.

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Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife's Timeline

1849
November 10, 1849
Edinburgh, Scotland
1889
July 27, 1889
Age 39
Buckingham, Palace, London, England
1890
June 16, 1890
Age 40
East Sheen Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England
1891
May 17, 1891
Age 41
East Sheen Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England
1893
April 3, 1893
Age 43
East Sheen Lodge, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, England
1912
January 12, 1912
Age 62
Aswan, Egypt
January 16, 1912
Age 62
London, United Kingdom