Person:George Curzon (1)

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George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
b.11 Jan 1859
d.20 Mar 1925
  1. George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston1859 - 1925
  • HGeorge Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston1859 - 1925
  • WMary Victoria Leiter1870 - 1906
m. 22 Apr 1895
  1. Irene Curzon, 2nd Baroness Ravensdale1896 - 1966
  2. Lady Cynthia Curzon1898 - 1933
  3. Lady Alexandra Curzonbet 1904 - 1995
  • HGeorge Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston1859 - 1925
  • WGrace Duggan
m.
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Name[3] George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
Gender Male
Birth[1][4] 11 Jan 1859
Marriage 22 Apr 1895 Washington, DC(his 1st wife)
to Mary Victoria Leiter
Marriage (his 2nd wife)
to Grace Duggan
Death[1][4] 20 Mar 1925
Burial[4] All Saints Churchyard, Kedleston, Derbyshire, England


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George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, KG, GCSI, GCIE, PC (11 January 1859 – 20 March 1925), known as The Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911 and as The Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, was a British Conservative statesman who was Viceroy of India and Foreign Secretary, but who was passed over as Prime Minister in 1923 in favour of Stanley Baldwin. The Curzon Line was named after him.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st and last Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3. MacColl, Gail, and Carol McD. Wallace. To Marry an English Lord. (New York: Workman Publishing, 1989).

    He was intelligent and ambitious; three years after the marriage, he was appointed viceroy of India, a post he filled brilliantly.

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess of Kedleston, in Find A Grave.

    British Statesman. As Viceroy of India from 1898 to 1905, he initiated important currency, education and administrative reforms. During World War I he was a member of Lloyd George's cabinet, and from 1919 to 1924 he was Foreign Secretary. He is remembered as creator of the Kingdom of Jordan and the author of the books Russia in Central Asia (1889), Persia and the Persian Question (1892), Problems of the Far East (1894), The Pamirs and the Source of the Oxus (1897), Tales of Travel (1923) and Travels with a Superior Person (1985). Find a Grave