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Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley
b.20 Jun 1760
d.26 Sep 1842
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Name Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Jun 1760
Death[1] 26 Sep 1842


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Richard Colley Wesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, KG, PC, PC (Ire) (20 June 1760 – 26 September 1842), styled Viscount Wellesley from birth until 1781 and known as The Earl of Mornington from 1781 until 1799, was an Anglo-Irish politician and colonial administrator.

He was the eldest son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, an Irish peer, and Anne, the eldest daughter of Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1st Viscount Dungannon; and brother of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. He first made his name as Governor-General of India between 1798 and 1805 and later served as Foreign Secretary in the British Cabinet and as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).