Austen Layard

Mr Austen Henry Layard

Rush ID: 2432

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1817
Died:
5 July 1894
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Diplomatic service
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Ambassador to Madrid 1869-77 & to Constantinople 1877-80.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2432
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q275013
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LAYARD, Austen (1817-1894)

Constituencies

  1. Southwark

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 12 December 1860
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1870*
    Date of exit: c. 1870*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit before 17 February 1870; resigned on appointment as Ambassador to Spain.
  2. Aylesbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1852

    Foreign Office

  2. Under-Secretary 1861-1866

    Foreign Office

  3. Chief Commissioner of Works and Buildings 1868

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum