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Bagot, Charles, Sir

Born: 1781 AD
Died: 1843 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Diplomat, Governor General


1781 - Born on the 23rd of September in Blithfield Hall, England.


He was the descended from aristocratic English families. 


1801 - Admitted to Lincoln's Inn but, disliking law, he abandoned his studies within a year. He took his MA at Oxford.


1806 - He married Mary Charlotte Anne Wellesley-Pole.


1807 - Bagot took a seat in parliament as the member for Castle Rising, a rotten borough controlled by his uncle Richard Howard.


         - Became under-secretary for foreign affairs also this year.


1814 - Proclaimed as minister plenipotentiary to France.


1815 - Appointed minister plenipotentiary and envoy extraordinary to the United States.


1820-1824 - He work as Ambassador to Russia he took part in the negotiations leading to the Anglo-Russian treaty.


1824 - Ambassador to The Hague, where King Willem I of the Netherlands was attempting unsuccessfully to unify Holland and Belgium in law, language, and religion.


1828 - Offered the governor generalship of India but he don't accept the position.


1841-1843 - Appointed as Governor General of the Newly proclaimed province of Canada.


1843 - Resigned to his office, Sir Charles Bagot died on 19th of May at Alwington House in Kingston.





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