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Bulwer-Lytton, Victor Alexander George Robert (Earl of Lytton)

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1947 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Politician


1876 - Lytton was born in Simla in British India.

         - He married Pamela Chichele-Plowden, an early flame of Sir Winston Churchill, who had met her while playing polo at Secunderabad.

1905 - He was President of the Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club and gave the Toast to Sir Walter at the clubs annual dinner.

1919 - He was also made a Privy Counsellor.

1920-1922 - He was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for India.

1927 - He was posted as Governor of Bengal.

1933 - He was made a Knight of the Garter.

1942 - He wrote 2 books, the first being a life of Edward Buller, first Lord Lytton, while the other book dealt with his experiences in India and was called Pundits and Elephants.

1947 - Victor Bulwer-Lytton died.


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