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William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford
b.1 Jul 1809
d.27 May 1872
  1. William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford1809 - 1872
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Name William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Jul 1809
Death[1] 27 May 1872


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William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford (1 July 1809 – 27 May 1872) was a British Whig politician. He was the son of Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford and his wife Anna Maria Stanhope.

Russell was educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford and was Member of Parliament (MP) for Tavistock (which had been represented by members of the Russell family intermittently since 1640) from 1832 to 1841.

He died in 1872, aged 62, unmarried and childless and was buried at Chenies, Buckinghamshire. His titles passed to his cousin, Francis Hastings Russell.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).