Person:Archibald Primrose, 4th Earl of Rosebery (1)

Archibald Primrose, 4th Earl of Rosebery
b.14 Oct 1783
d.4 Mar 1868
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Name Archibald Primrose, 4th Earl of Rosebery
Gender Male
Birth[1] 14 Oct 1783
Death[1] 4 Mar 1868

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Archibald John Primrose, 4th Earl of Rosebery KT, PC, FRS (14 October 1783 – 4 March 1868) was a British politician.

Primrose was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge, gaining his MA in 1804. He was Member of Parliament for Helston from 1805 to 1806 and Cashel from 1806 to 1807.

He succeeded to the earldom in 1814, and was created Baron Rosebery, of Rosebery in the County of Edinburgh, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, in 1828. He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1831 and a Knight of the Thistle in 1840. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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