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Baring, Francis Thornhill, Sir

Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1866 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Politician

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook a British Whig politician.

1823 – Baring was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford and called to the bar, Lincoln’s Inn.

1826-1865 – Francis Thornhill Baring served as Member of Parliament for Portsmouth.

1830-1834 – He was the Lord of the Treasury.

1834 – Francis Thornhill Baring was the Secretary to the Treasury.

1835-1839 – He served again as Secretary to the Treasury.

1839-1841 – Francis Thornhill Baring entered the cabinet as Chancellor of the Exchequer, serving until the fall of the Melbourne government.

1849-1852 – He returned to the cabinet, replacing Lord Auckland as First Lord of the Admiralty in Russell’s cabinet.

1866 – Francis Thornhill Baring was created Baron Northbrook.

Baring was a member of the famous Baring banking family.