George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke o Sutherland

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The Duke o Sutherland

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland by Thomas Phillips.jpg
Ambassador tae Fraunce
In office
1790–1792
MonarchGeorge III
Precedit biThe Duke o Dorset
Succeedit biVacant
Personal details
Born9 Januar 1758(1758-01-09)
Lunnon, Ingland
Dee'd19 Julie 1833(1833-07-19) (aged 75)
Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland
NaitionalityInglis
Spoose(s)The Coontess o Sutherland
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke o Sutherland KG, PC (9 Januar 1758 – 19 Julie 1833), kent as Viscoont Trentham frae 1758 tae 1786, as Yerl Gower frae 1786 tae 1803 an as The Marquess o Stafford frae 1803 tae 1833, wis an Inglis politeecian, diplomat, laundawner an patron o the airts frae the Leveson-Gower faimily. He is estimatit tae hae been the walthiest man o the 19t-century. He remeens a controversial feegur for his role in the Hieland Clearances.[1]

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  1.  "Leveson-Gower, George Granville (1758-1833)" . Dictionary o Naitional Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.