John Montagu, 4t Earl o Sandwich

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The Richt Honourable
The Earl o Sandwich
PC FRS
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Secretar o State for the Northren Depairtment
In office
19 Dizember 1770 – 12 Januar 1771
Prime Meenister Lord North
Precedit bi The Earl o Rochdale
Succeedit bi The Earl o Halifax
In office
9 September 1763 – 10 Julie 1765
Prime Meenister George Grenville
Precedit bi The Earl of Halifax
Succeedit bi The Duke of Grafton
First Lord of the Admiralty
In office
1771–1782
Prime Meenister Lord North
Precedit bi Sir Edward Hawke
Succeedit bi The Viscoont Keppel
In office
1763–1763
Prime Meenister The Earl o Bute
Precedit bi George Grenville
Succeedit bi The Earl o Egmont
In office
1748–1751
Prime Meenister George Grenville
Precedit bi The Duke o Bedford
Succeedit bi The Lord Anson
Postmaster General
In office
1768–1771
Prime Meenister The Duke o Grafton
Lord North
Precedit bi The Marquess o Downshire
Succeedit bi Henry Carteret
Personal details
Born 13 November 1718(1718-11-13)
Dee'd 30 Aprile 1792(1792-04-30) (aged 73)
Chiswick, Ingland
Spoose(s) Dorothy Montagu, Coontess o Sandwich
Martha Ray
Alma mater Eton College, Trinity College, Cambridge
Profession Statesman
Religion Anglican

John Montagu, 4t Earl o Sandwich, PC, FRS (13 November 1718 – 30 Apryle 1792)[1] wis a Breetish statesman who succeedit his grandfaither Edward Montagu, 3rd Earl o Sandwich as the Earl o Sandwich in 1729, at the age o ten. Durin his life, he held various militar an poleetical offices, includin Postmaster General, First Lord of the Admiralty, an Secretar o State for the Northren Depairtment, but is perhaps best kent for the claim that he wis the eponymous inventor o the sandwich.

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