John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough facts for kids

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His Grace
The Duke of Marlborough
DL JP
11th Duke of Marlborough Allan Warren.jpg
The Duke of Marlborough in 1984
Born (1926-04-13)13 April 1926
Died 16 October 2014(2014-10-16) (aged 88)
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England
Spouse(s) Susan Mary Hornby
Athina Livanos
Countess Rosita Douglas
Lily Sahni
Parent(s) John Spencer-Churchill
Alexandra Mary Hilda Cadogan

John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, DL, JP (13 April 1926 – 16 October 2014), was a British educator. He was the principal of a school in his birthplace of Blenheim Palace.

He was the son of Lt.-Col. John Spencer-Churchill, 10th Duke of Marlborough and his wife, Hon. Alexandra Mary Hilda Cadogan. He was also a relation of The Duke of Devonshire and a generational cousin of the war-time Conservative Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill.

He was also a distant relative of Diana, Princess of Wales as both belong to the Spencer family, and of the Vanderbilt family through his paternal grandmother, Consuelo Vanderbilt.

Spencer-Brown died in the morning of 16 October 2014 in Blenheim Palace, aged 88.


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