Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair

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The Richt Honourable
The Laird Playfair
GCB PC FRS
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Postmaster General
In office
18 November 1873 – 17 Februar 1874
Monarch Queen Victoria
Prime Meenister William Ewart Gladstone
Precedit bi William Monsell
Succeedit bi Lord John Manners
Chairman o Ways an Means
In office
1880–1883
Monarch Queen Victoria
Precedit bi Henry Cecil Raikes
Succeedit bi Sir Arthur Otway, Bt
Vice-Preses o the Committee on Education
In office
13 Februar 1886 – 20 Julie 1886
Monarch Queen Victoria
Prime Meenister William Ewart Gladstone
Precedit bi Sir Henry Holland, Bt
Succeedit bi Sir Henry Holland, Bt
Personal details
Born 1 Mey 1818(1818-05-01)
Chunar, Bengal, Breetish Indie
Dee'd 29 Mey 1898(1898-05-29) (aged 80)
South Kensington, Lunnon
Naitionality Breetish
Poleetical pairty Leeberal
Spoose(s) Margaret Oakes (d. 1855)
Jean Millington (d. 1877)
Edith Russell (d. 1932)
Alma mater Varsity o St Andras
Varsity o Edinburgh

Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair GCB PC FRS (1 Mey 1818 – 29 Mey 1898) wis a Scots scientist an Leeberal politeecian.