Alfred Milner

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The Viscoont Milner

The Rt. Hon. The Viscoont Milner
Govrenor o the Cape Colony
Heich Commissioner for Soothren Africae
In office
5 Mey 1897 – 6 Mairch 1901
Monarch Queen Victoria
Edward VII
Prime Meenister John Gordon Sprigg
William Philip Schreiner
John Gordon Sprigg
Precedit bi Sir William Howley Goodenough
Succeedit bi Sir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson
Admeenistrator o the Transvaal an the Orange River Colony
In office
4 Januar 1901 – 23 Juin 1902
Monarch Queen Victoria
Edward VII
Lieutenant Hamilton John Goold-Adams
Precedit bi Office Established
Christiaan de Wet
As State Preses o the Orange Free State (31 Mey 1902)
Schalk Willem Burger
As Preses of the Sooth African Republic (31 Mey 1902)
Succeedit bi Himself
As Govrenor o the Transvaal an Orange River Colony
1st Govrenor o the Transvaal an Orange River Colony
In office
23 Juin 1902 – 1 Aprile 1905
Monarch Edward VII
Precedit bi Himself
as Admeenistrator the Transvaal an Orange River Colony
Succeedit bi The Earl o Selborne
Secretary o State for War
In office
18 Aprile 1918 – 10 Januar 1919
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister David Lloyd George
Precedit bi The Earl o Derby
Succeedit bi Winston Churchill
Secretary o State for the Colonies
In office
10 Januar 1919 – 13 Februar 1921
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister David Lloyd George
Precedit bi Walter Long
Succeedit bi Winston Churchill
Personal details
Born Alfred Milner
23 Mairch 1854
Flagge Großherzogtum Hessen ohne Wappen.svg Grand Duchy of Hesse
Dee'd 13 Mey 1925(1925-05-13) (aged 71)
Sturry Coort, Coonty o Kent
 Unitit Kinrick
Naitionality Unitit Kinrick Breetish
Poleetical pairty Conservative
Spoose(s) Violet Milner
Alma mater Varsity o Tübingen
Keeng's College Lunnon
Balliol College, Oxford
Thrift Colonial admeenistrator, politeecian

Alfred Milner, 1st Viscoont Milner KG GCB GCMG PC (23 Mairch 1854 – 13 Mey 1925) wis a Breetish statesman an colonial admeenistrator who played an influential leadership role in the formulation o foreign an domestic policy atween the mid-1890s an early 1920s. He wis also the key Breetish Empire figure in the events leadin up tae an followin the Anglo-Boer War o 1899–1902 an, while servin as Heich Commissioner, is additionally notit for mentorin a gatherin o yoong members o the Sooth African Ceevil Service, informally kent as Milner's Kindergarten who, in some cases, themselves acame important figures in administerin the Breetish Empire. In the later pairt o his life, frae December 1916 tae November 1918, he wis ane o the maist important members o David Lloyd George's War Cabinet.