Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney

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Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney of St. Leonards

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Birthplace: Sidcup, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Sidcup, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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Son of Thomas Townshend and Albinia Townshend
Husband of Elizabeth Townshend, Viscountess Sydney of St. Leonards
Father of John Townshend, 2nd Viscount Lord Sydney; Hon. Frances Rice; Harriet Katherine Townshend, Duchess of Buccleuch; Hon. Mary Townshend, Countess and Hon. Mary Elizabeth Pitt, Countess of Chatham
Brother of Albinia Townshend

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About Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney

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Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney PC (24 February 1733 – 30 June 1800), was a British politician who held several important Cabinet posts in the second half of the 18th century. His most enduring legacy is probably that the cities of Sydney in Nova Scotia, Canada, and Sydney in New South Wales, Australia are named in his honour, in 1785 and 1788 respectively.

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Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney's Timeline

1733
February 24, 1733
Sidcup, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1760
May 19, 1760
Age 27
1762
September 2, 1762
Age 29
September 2, 1762
Age 29
Chatham, Medway, England, United Kingdom
1764
February 21, 1764
Age 30
1772
February 20, 1772
Age 38
1773
November 29, 1773
Age 40
1800
June 30, 1800
Age 67
Sidcup, Greater London, England, United Kingdom