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Bentinck, Lord William Henry Cavendish

Born: 1774 AD
Died: 1839 AD
Nationality: N/A
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1774 – He was born on the 14th of September.

1791 – He joined the Coldstream Guards, rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

1803 – He was appointed Governor of Madras.

1814-1815 – He landed with British and Sicilian troops at Genoa, and commenced to make liberal proclamations of a new order in Italy which embarrassed the British government.

1827 – On his return to England, he served in the House of Commons for some years before being appointed Governor-General of India.

1828 – He was governorgeneral of British East India Co.

1835 – He returned to the UK, refusing a peerage, and again entered the House of Commons as a Member for Glasgow.

1839 – He died on the 17th of June.