John Montagu, 4t Earl o Sandwich

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The Earl o Sandwich

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Secretar o State for the Northren Depairtment
In office
19 Dizember 1770 – 12 Januar 1771
Prime MeenisterLord North
Precedit biThe Earl o Rochdale
Succeedit biThe Earl o Halifax
In office
9 September 1763 – 10 Julie 1765
Prime MeenisterGeorge Grenville
Precedit biThe Earl of Halifax
Succeedit biThe Duke of Grafton
First Lord of the Admiralty
In office
1771–1782
Prime MeenisterLord North
Precedit biSir Edward Hawke
Succeedit biThe Viscoont Keppel
In office
1763–1763
Prime MeenisterThe Earl o Bute
Precedit biGeorge Grenville
Succeedit biThe Earl o Egmont
In office
1748–1751
Prime MeenisterGeorge Grenville
Precedit biThe Duke o Bedford
Succeedit biThe Lord Anson
Postmaster General
In office
1768–1771
Prime MeenisterThe Duke o Grafton
Lord North
Precedit biThe Marquess o Downshire
Succeedit biHenry Carteret
Personal details
Born13 November 1718(1718-11-13)
Dee'd30 Apryle 1792(1792-04-30) (aged 73)
Chiswick, Ingland
Spoose(s)Dorothy Montagu, Coontess o Sandwich
Martha Ray
Alma materEton College, Trinity College, Cambridge
ProfessionStatesman
ReligionAnglican

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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