Henry Hardinge

Mr Henry Hardinge

Rush ID: 6654

Details

Born:
30 March 1785
Died:
24 September 1856
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Also held ministerial office before 1832. Stenton incorrectly gives year of birth as 1775.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6654
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332793
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HARDINGE, Henry (1785-1856)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore

    New hereditary

    1846

Constituencies

  1. Launceston

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1844*
    Date of exit: 6 May 1844
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Durham in 1826, St Germans 1830, Newport (Cornwall) 1831. Resigned on appointment as Governor-General of India.

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary for Ireland 1834-1835

  2. Secretary at War 1841

Marriages

  1. James, Emily Jane

    Year: 1821

Relationships

  1. Father of Charles Hardinge

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club