Henry St. John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

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Henry St. John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (St John), 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

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Birthplace: Battersea, Surrey, England
Death: Died in Battersea, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Battersea, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry St John, 1st Viscount St John; Lady Mary Rich and Angelica Magdalena Pelissary
Husband of Marie Claire des Champs; Marie Claire Viscountess Bolingbroke-Des Champs; Frances St John 1ste Viscountess Bolingbroke-Winchcombe and Frances Winchcombe
Brother of John St John, 2nd Viscount St John; Hon Henrietta St John; Hon George St John; Hon Holles St John; George St John and 4 others

Occupation: a director of the South Seas Company
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About Henry St. John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

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Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (16 September 1678 – 12 December 1751) was an English politician, government official and political philosopher. He was a leader of the Tories, and supported the Church of England politically despite his antireligious views and opposition to theology. In 1715 he supported the Jacobite rebellion of 1715 which sought to overthrow the new king George I. Escaping to France he became foreign minister for the Pretender. He was attainted for treason, but reversed course and was allowed to return to England in 1723. He is best known as the philosopher of the Country Party.

In Britain, "Bolingbroke" is pronounced Bullingbrook or Bullenbrook.

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Henry St. John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke's Timeline

1678
October 10, 1678
Battersea, Surrey, England
1678
Battersea, Surrey, England
1751
December 15, 1751
Age 73
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1751
Age 73
Battersea, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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