George Curzon

Mr George Nathaniel Curzon

Rush ID: 1441

Details

Born:
11 January 1859
Died:
20 March 1925
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private secretary
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
4th Baron Scarsdale and Blanche Pocklington-Senhouse
Notes:
Viceroy of India 1898-1905
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1441
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q271878
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CURZON, George (1859-1925)

Peerages

  1. Lord Searsdale

    1st Baron Curzon of Kedleston

    New hereditary

    1898

    Irish Peerage

  2. 1st Earl Curzon of Kedleston

    New hereditary

    1911

    UK Peerage

  3. 5th Baron Scarsdale

    Hereditary

    1916

  4. 1st Marquess of Curzon

    New hereditary

    1921

Constituencies

  1. Southport

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1898*
    Date of exit: c. 1898*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before August 1898; resigned on appointment as Viceroy of India

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Derbyshire Southern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Tue 24th Nov 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1891-1892

    India Office

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1895-1898

    Foreign Office

  3. Lord Privy Seal 1915-1916

  4. President of the Air Board 1916

  5. Lord President of the Council 1916-1919

  6. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1919-1923

  7. Lord President of the Council 1924-1925

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Leiter, Mary Victoria

    Year: 1895

Relationships

  1. Father of Cynthia Mosley

  2. Related by marriage to Oswald Mosley

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Bachelors' Club