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Bathurst, Charles (Viscount Bledisloe of Lydney)

Born: 1867 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Politician


1867 - Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe was born 21st of September in London.


1890 - Studied law and graduated with a BA in University College, Oxford.


1917-1928 - Created a Knight (KBE) Order of British Empire and raised to the peerage as Baron Bledisloe, of Lydney and Aylburton.


1928 - Served as parliamentary secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.


1924-1926 - Member of the Privy Council.


1930-1935 - Created a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George and appointed Governor-General of New Zealand.


1935 - Title of Viscount Bledisloe of Lydney was created and awarded to Bathurst.


1958 - Lord Bledisloe died 3rd of July in Lydney, succeeded as Viscount Bledisloe by his eldest son, Benjamin Ludlow Bathurst.





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