John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney
b.9 Aug 1805
d.14 Feb 1890 Chislehurst, Kent, England
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John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney GCB, PC (9 August 1805 – 14 February 1890), known as The Viscount Sydney between 1831 and 1874, was a British Liberal politician. In a ministerial career spanning over 30 years, he was twice Lord Chamberlain of the Household and twice Lord Steward of the Household.