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Arthur Richard Wellesley, 1807-1884

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1807.02.03
Place of Birth: Soho, London
Date of Death: 1884.08.13
Place of Death:

Identity:

Arthur Richard Wellesley was the 2nd Duke of Wellington. He was born on the 3rd February 1807 in Soho, London and died on the 13th August 1884. He married Lady Elizabeth Hay on the 18th April 1839.

Life:

He graduated from Cambridge in 1830 with a Master of Arts and in 1835 with an honorary Doctor of Laws. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament between 1837 and 1852 and held the office of Lord Lieutenanat of Middlesex between 1868 and 1884 when he died.

Bibliography:

The Peerage, online, www.thepeerage.com (accessed June 2005).