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Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester MP (1900 - 1974)

Royal house Born into the House of Wettin ==================================================================== "Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (Henry William Frederick Albert; 31 March 1900 &#x...

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Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson MP (1852 - 1928)

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, GCMG, PC (11 August 1852 – 2 December 1928) was the second Governor-General of Australia. He was the elder son of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the most popular and...

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Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs MP (1855 - 1948)

Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs (1855-1948), governor-general, judge and politician, was born on 6 August 1855 at Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, eldest of six children of Alfred Isaacs, tailor, and his wife ...

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John Lawrence Baird, 1st Viscount Stonehaven (1874 - 1941)

Biographical Summary John Lawrence Baird Stonehaven (1874-1941), governor-general, was born on 27 April 1874 at Chelsea, London, elder son of Sir Alexander Baird and his wife Annette Maria, né...

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Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote (1846 - 1911)

Biographical Summary Henry Stafford Northcote, Baron Northcote of Exeter (1846-1911), governor-general, was born on 18 November 1846 at Marylebone, London, second son of Sir Stafford Henry Northcote,...

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William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount de L'Isle (1909 - 1991)

William Philip Sidney, 1st Viscount De L'Isle, VC, KG, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, PC (23 May 1909 – 5 April 1991), known as The Lord De L'Isle and Dudley between 1945 and 1956, was the 15th Governor-Gene...

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Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman (1874 - 1954)

Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman GCMG, KCVO, PC (16 November 1874 – 24 June 1954) was a British Liberal politician and the fifth Governor-General of Australia. Born in London, Denman was the so...

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Henry William Forster, 1st and last Baron Forster (1866 - 1936)

Henry William Forster, 1st and last Baron Forster was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England. He graduated from New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor...

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John Douglas Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (1891 - 1970)

Field Marshal; MC 1917; CBE 1942; DSO 1943; General Officer Commander-in-Chief 14th Army 1943-45; CB and KCB 1944; General Officer Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces, South East Asia, 1945-46; GBE 1...

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Richard Gardiner Casey, Baron Casey, KG (1890 - 1976)

Richard Gavin Gardiner Casey, Baron Casey KG GCMG CH DSO MC KStJ PC (29 August 1890 – 17 June 1976) was an Australian politician and diplomat, who served as the colonial governor of Bengal betwe...

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Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar (1860 - 1934)

Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson , 1st Viscount Novar KT GCMG PC (6 March 1860 – 30 March 1934), was a Scottish politician and colonial governor. He served as the sixth Governor-General of Austral...

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William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley MP (1867 - 1932)

William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, PC, TD, DL (25 May 1867 – 29 June 1932), styled Viscount Ednam before 1885, was a British Conservative politician. He was Lord...

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Brigadier General Alexander Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie VC, GCMG, CB, DSO & Bar, PC (1872 - 1955)

Brigadier General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie VC, GCMG, CB, DSO & Bar, PC ( /ˈhɔər ˈrɪvɛn/; 6 July 1872 – 2 May 1955) wa...

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John Adrian Louis Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow (1860 - 1908)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary John Adrian Louis Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow KT, GCMG, GCVO, PC (25 September 1860 – 29 February 1908), also known as Viscount Aithrie before 1873 and as T...

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