Person:Edward Stanley (28)

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Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby
d.4 Feb 1948
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Name Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 4 Apr 1865 Westminster, Middlesex, EnglandSt James Square
Death[1] 4 Feb 1948


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Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby KG, GCB, GCVO, TD, PC, KGStJ, JP (4 April 1865 – 4 February 1948), known as Lord Stanley from 1893 to 1908, was a British soldier, Conservative politician, diplomat and racehorse owner. He was twice Secretary of State for War and also served as British Ambassador to France.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Edward Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), 4:222.