Baring, Francis Thornhill, Sir

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Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1866 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Politician


Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook a British Whig politician.

 

1823 - Baring was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford and called to the bar, Lincoln's Inn.

 

1826-1865 - Francis Thornhill Baring served as Member of Parliament for Portsmouth.

 

1830-1834 - He was the Lord of the Treasury.

 

1834 - Francis Thornhill Baring was the Secretary to the Treasury.

 

1835-1839 - He served again as Secretary to the Treasury.

 

1839-1841 - Francis Thornhill Baring entered the cabinet as Chancellor of the Exchequer, serving until the fall of the Melbourne government.

 

1849-1852 - He returned to the cabinet, replacing Lord Auckland as First Lord of the Admiralty in Russell's cabinet.

 

1866 - Francis Thornhill Baring was created Baron Northbrook.

 

Baring was a member of the famous Baring banking family.

 

 

 

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