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Nathan, Matthew, Sir

Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1939 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Governor


1862 - Born on the 3rd of January in Paddington, England.

1880 - He was educated at Royal Military College.

1884 - He was sent to military expeditions to Sudan.

1889 - He was promoted to the position of Captain.

1896 - He became the secretary to the Colonial Defence Committee.

1899 - He  was appointed acting governor of  Sierra  Leone.

1903 - He  was appointed as Governor of Hong Kong.

1907 - He was credited with the establishment of a Central Urban Planning and Reconstruction Policy.

1909 - He was raised to a higher rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

1911 - He became the Chairman of the Board of Ireland Revenue.

1916 - He was appointed as secretary to the Ministry of Pension.

1920 - He was appointed Governor of Queensland.

1922 - He actively promoted British migration to Queensland.

1939 - He died on the 18th of April in England.


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