Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby
b.4 Apr 1865 Westminster, Middlesex, England
d.4 Feb 1948
m. 31 May 1864
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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.