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George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albermarle

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Death: Died
葬于: Quidenham, Norfolk, England
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父母:Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of AlbemarleLady Anne of Albemarle van Keppel, Countess of Albemarle
妻子:Anne Keppel
子女:William Charles Keppel, 4th Earl of Albermarle
兄弟姐妹:Admiral Augustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel PC; Lieutenant-General William Keppel; Rt. Rev. the Hon Frederick Keppel, Bishop of Exeter; Caroline AdairElizabeth Russell, Marchioness of Tavistock

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About Gen. Sir George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle

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"General George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle KG PC (London, 8 April 1724 – 13 October 1772), styled Viscount Bury until 1754, becoming 3rd Earl of Albermale, (title of 1697), in 1757 on the death of his father, the 2nd Earl was a British soldier nobleman best known for his capture of Havana in 1762 during the Seven Years' War."


General George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle

  • He held the office of Lord of the Bedchamber to the Duke of Cumberland.
  • He fought in the Battle of Fontenoy in 1745.
  • He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Chichester between 1746 and 1754.
  • He fought in the Battle of Culloden on 16 April 1746, when he bore the dispatches announcing the victory to London.
  • He was commander of the 20th Foot on 1 November 1749.
  • He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Albemarle [E., 1697] on 22 December 1754.
  • He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Ashford, of Ashford, Kent [E., 1697] on 22 December 1754. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Bury, co. Lancaster [E., 1697] on 22 December 1754.
  • He was Colonel of the King's Own Regiment between 1755 and 1772.
  • He gained the rank of Major-General on 1 February 1756.
  • He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General on 1 April 1759.
  • He held the office of Keeper and Governor of Jersey on 28 January 1761.
  • He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 28 January 1761.
  • He was Commander-in-Chief of the reduction of the Havannas in 1762.
  • He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 25 July 1771.
  • He gained the rank of General in May 1772.

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Gen. Sir George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle's Timeline

1724
1724年4月5日
1724年5月4日
Covent Garden, London, England
1772
1772年5月14日
48岁
1772年10月13日
48岁
1772年10月22日
48岁
Quidenham, Norfolk, England