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The Marquess of Londonderry

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Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
4 March 1812 – 12 August 1822
Prime Minister
Preceded by The Marquess Wellesley
Succeeded by George Canning
Leader of the House of Commons
In office
8 June 1812 – 12 August 1822
Prime Minister The Earl of Liverpool
Preceded by Spencer Perceval
Succeeded by George Canning
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies
In office
25 March 1807 – 1 November 1809
Prime Minister The Duke of Portland
Preceded by William Windham
Succeeded by The Earl of Liverpool
In office
10 July 1805 – 5 February 1806
Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
Preceded by The Earl Camden
Succeeded by William Windham
President of the Board of Control
In office
2 July 1802 – 11 February 1806
Prime Minister
Preceded by The Earl of Dartmouth
Succeeded by The Lord Minto
Chief Secretary for Ireland
In office
14 June 1798 – 27 April 1801
Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
Lord Lieutenant The Marquess Cornwallis
Preceded by Thomas Pelham
Succeeded by Charles Abbot
Personal details
Born
Robert Stewart

(1769-06-18)18 June 1769
Dublin, Ireland
Died 12 August 1822(1822-08-12) (aged 53)
Woollet Hall, Kent, England, UK
Nationality Irish
Political party
  • Whig (1790–1795)
  • Tory (1795–1822)
Spouse(s) Lady Amelia Hobart
Parents
  • Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry
  • Lady Sarah Frances Seymour-Conway
Alma mater St. John's College, Cambridge
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Castlereagh (born in Dublin; 1769–1822) was a British politician. He became a Viscount when his father was made Earl of Londonderry. He became British Foreign Secretary.

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