Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt

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Lewis Reginald Harcourt, 1st Vicount Harcourt

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Birthplace: Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire, UK
Death: Died in London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Vernon Harcourt; Maria Theresa Harcourt and Theresa Harcourt (Lister), Lady
Husband of Mary Ethel Viscountess Harcourt, GBE
Father of Doris Mary Therese Baring, Baroness Ashburton; Hon Olivia Vernon Harcourt, DCVO; Barbara Baird (Vernon), The Hon; William Edward Harcourt, 2nd Viscount Harcourt and William Edward Harcourt, 2nd Viscount Harcourt
Brother of Julian Harcourt and Julian Harcourt
Half brother of Robert Harcourt and Robert Harcourt, M.P

Occupation: British Colonial Secretary, 1910-1915
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About Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt

Was a British Liberal Party politician who held the Cabinet office of Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1910 to 1915. His nickname was "Loulou"

Harcourt was born in Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire, the only surviving son of politician Sir William Vernon Harcourt and his first wife Lady Theresa Lister. He was originally christened with the name Reginald, in honour of his father's university friend Reginald Cholmondeley, but when George Cornewall Lewis died just over two months after, he was rechristened with the name Lewis.[1] He never knew his mother who died only a day after giving birth to him. His only sibling, Julian Harcourt, had died the previous year. He was educated at Eton.

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Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt's Timeline

1863
January 31, 1863
Oxfordshire, UK
1900
March 30, 1900
Age 37
1902
April 5, 1902
Age 39
1905
April 28, 1905
Age 42
London, UK
1908
1908
Age 44
1922
February 24, 1922
Age 59
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
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