Macduff

Viscount Alexander William George Macduff

Rush ID: 2524

Details

Born:
10 November 1849
Died:
29 January 1912
Birth place:
Fife, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
5th Earl of Fife and Lady Agnes Georgina Hay, daughter of 16th Earl of Erroll
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2524
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332552
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DUFF, Alexander (1849-1912) **
  2. MACDUFF, Viscount (1849-1912)

Alternative names

  1. Alexander (Alexander William George) Duff (family name)

    1849 - 1912

    family name; assumed title Viscount Macduff on father's succession as Earl of Fife in 1857

Peerages

  1. 6th Earl of Fife

    Hereditary

    1879

    Scottish Peerage; became UK Peer in 1885

  2. 1st Duke of Fife

    New hereditary

    1889

Constituencies

  1. Elginshire and Nairnshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1879*
    Date of exit: 7 August 1879
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Windsor, Princess Louise Victoria Alexandra

    Year: 1889

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. White's Club

  3. City Liberal Club