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Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Robert (Owen Meredith)

Born: 1831 AD
Died: 1891 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Politician


1831 - He was born on the 8th of November.

         - He was educated at Harrow School and at the University of Bonn.

         - He was later secretary at different courts in Europe and Minister to Portugal and France.

1876-1880 - He was Viceroy and Governor-General of India. Lytton's tenure as Viceroy coincided with one of the worst recorded famines, and his uncompromising implementation of British Colonial Policy was a factor in its severity.

         - He succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Lytton and was created Viscount Knebworth, of Knebworth in the County of Hertford, and Earl of Lytton, in the County of Derby.

1891 - He died on the 24th of November.


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