Georgiana Cavendish (Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

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Georgiana Cavendish (Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

Also Known As: ""G""
Birthdate: (48)
Death: March 30, 1806 (48)
Devonshire House, Piccadilly, Middlesex (Abscess of the Liver)
Place of Burial: Cavendish Vault, All Saints Church (later changed to) Derby Cathedral , Derby, Derbyshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer and Margaret Georgiana Spencer, Countess Spencer
Wife of Sir William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire
Partner of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
Mother of Eliza Courtenay Ellice; Charlotte Williams; Georgiana Dorothy Howard (Cavendish), Countess of Carlisle; Harriett Elizabeth Cavendish and William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire
Sister of George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer; Henrietta Frances Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough; Louisa Spencer and Charlotte Spencer

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About Georgiana Cavendish (Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

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Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (née Spencer; /dʒɔːrˈdʒeɪnə/ jor-JAY-nə; 7 June 1757 – 30 March 1806) was an English socialite, style icon, author, and activist. Of noble birth from the House of Spencer, married into the House of Cavendish, she was the first wife of William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, and the mother of the 6th Duke of Devonshire.

As the Duchess of Devonshire, she garnered much attention and fame in society during her lifetime. With a preeminent position in the peerage of England, the duchess was famous for her beauty, charisma, and leading fashion and style; political campaigning; emotionally and psychologically conflicting marital arrangements and love affairs; and socializing and gambling.

She was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales. Their lives, centuries apart, have been compared in tragedy in contemporary time.

Movie, The Duchess http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0864761/

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Georgiana Cavendish (Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire's Timeline

1757
June 7, 1757
July 12, 1757
1773
1773
Age 15
1783
July 12, 1783
Age 26
Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, Middlesex, England
1785
August 29, 1785
Age 28
London, Middlesex, UK
1790
May 21, 1790
Age 32
Paris, Seine, France
1792
February 20, 1792
Age 34
Montpellier, Aix-en-Provence, France
1806
March 30, 1806
Age 48
Devonshire House, Piccadilly, Middlesex
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Cavendish Vault, All Saints Church (later changed to) Derby Cathedral , Derby, Derbyshire, England