Charles Canning

Hon. Charles John Canning

Rush ID: 3436

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1812
Died:
17 June 1862
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
George Canning, Prime Minister before 1832.
Notes:
Governor-General of India, 1855-1862; 1st Viceroy of India from 1858.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3436
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q335786
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CANNING, Hon. Charles (1812-1862)

Peerages

  1. 2nd Viscount Canning

    Hereditary

    1837

    succeeded his brother

  2. 1st Earl Canning

    New hereditary

    1859

Constituencies

  1. Warwick

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1836*
    Date of election: 23 August 1836
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837*
    Date of exit: 15 March 1837
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1841-1846

    Foreign Office

  2. Postmaster-General 1853-1855

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Stuart, Hon. Charlotte

    Year: 1835

Relationships

  1. Son of (MP BEFORE 1832)

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member