Alfred Milner

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The Viscoont Milner

The Rt. Hon. The Viscoont Milner
Govrenor o the Cape Colony
and
Heich Commissioner for Soothren Africae
In office
5 Mey 1897 – 6 Mairch 1901
MonarchQueen Victoria
Edward VII
Prime MeenisterJohn Gordon Sprigg
William Philip Schreiner
John Gordon Sprigg
Precedit biSir William Howley Goodenough
Succeedit biSir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson
Admeenistrator o the Transvaal an the Orange River Colony
In office
4 Januar 1901 – 23 Juin 1902
MonarchQueen Victoria
Edward VII
LieutenantHamilton John Goold-Adams
Precedit biOffice 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 biHimself
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
MonarchEdward VII
Precedit biHimself
as Admeenistrator the Transvaal an Orange River Colony
Succeedit biThe Earl o Selborne
Secretary o State for War
In office
18 Aprile 1918 – 10 Januar 1919
MonarchGeorge V
Prime MeenisterDavid Lloyd George
Precedit biThe Earl o Derby
Succeedit biWinston Churchill
Secretary o State for the Colonies
In office
10 Januar 1919 – 13 Februar 1921
MonarchGeorge V
Prime MeenisterDavid Lloyd George
Precedit biWalter Long
Succeedit biWinston Churchill
Personal details
BornAlfred Milner
23 Mairch 1854
Gießen
Flagge Großherzogtum Hessen ohne Wappen.svg Grand Duchy of Hesse
Dee'd13 Mey 1925(1925-05-13) (aged 71)
Sturry Coort, Coonty o Kent
 Unitit Kinrick
NaitionalityUnitit Kinrick Breetish
Poleetical pairtyConservative
Spoose(s)Violet Milner
Alma materVarsity o Tübingen
Keeng's College Lunnon
Balliol College, Oxford
ThriftColonial 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.