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Campbell, John Douglas Sutherland

Born: 1845 AD
Died: 1914 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Authors, Governor

1845 – Born in London, on the 6th of August the eldest son of George, Marquess of Lorne and the former Lady Elizabeth Sutherland-Leveson-Gower.

         – Marquess of Lorne.

1847 – His father succeeded as 8th Duke of Argyll.

1868 – Private secretary to his father, the secretary of state for India.

         – Lorne represented Argyllshire as a Liberal in the House of Commons.

1878 – He became the Canada’s youngest Governor General at the age of 33.

1880 – Founded the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

1882 – A devoted patron of the arts and letters, Lorne founded the Royal Society of Canada.

1895 – He sat as MP for Manchester South.

1910 – An author of prose and poetry, his writings include Memories of Canada and Scotland, Imperial Federation, Canadian Pictures, Passages from the Past (2 vols.) and Yesterday and To-day in Canada.

1914 – Died on 2nd of May on the Isle of Wight.