Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto

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Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (Elliot), GCB, PC

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Lyon, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France
Death: July 31, 1859 (76)
Eaton Square, London, Middlesex, England
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Son of Gilbert Elliot, 1st Earl of Minto and Anna Maria Amyand
Husband of Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound
Father of Mary Eliza Abercromby; Frances Anna Maria Russell, Countess Russell; William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto, KT; Sir Henry George Elliot; Admiral Sir Charles Gilbert John Brydone Elliot and 2 others
Brother of Admiral Sir George Elliot, KCB; John Edmond Elliot; Catherine Sarah Boileau; Harriet Mayr Elliot and Anna Maria Elliot

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About Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto GCB, PC (16 November 1782 – 31 July 1859), styled as Viscount Melgund between 1813 and 1814, was a British diplomat and Whig politician...

...Minto was the eldest son of the Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto, and Anna Maria, daughter of Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet. He was educated at Eton and St John's College, Cambridge...

...Lord Minto married Mary, daughter of Patrick Brydone, in 1806. They had at least five sons and five daughters. Their second son the Hon. Sir Henry Elliot was a diplomat while their third son Sir Charles Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound was an Admiral of the Fleet. Lady Minto died in July 1853. Lord Minto survived her by six years and died in July 1859, aged 75. He was succeeded in the earldom by his eldest son, William. One of Lord Minto's, Lady Charlotte (died 1899), married the Conservative MP Melville Portal."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 29 June 2012, 10:35 UTC, <,_2nd_Earl_of_Minto&oldid=499888770> [accessed 16 November 2012]

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Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto's Timeline

November 16, 1782
Lyon, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France
Age 28
March 19, 1814
Age 31
November 15, 1815
Age 32
Minto, Roxburghshire, Scotland
June 30, 1817
Age 34
December 12, 1818
Age 36
July 31, 1859
Age 76
Eaton Square, London, Middlesex, England