Major-General Lord George William Russell

Major-General Lord George William Russell

Male 1790 - 1846

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  • Name  Major-General Lord George William Russell 
    Title  Major-General Lord 
    Born  8 May 1790 
    Gender  Male 
    War  1806 
    Lt in 1st Dragoons, then Aide-de-Camp to Sir G Lucknow during the Peninsular War. Fought in the Battle of Talavera, 1809 and was wounded. Aide-de-Camp to Gen Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch, and fought in Battle of Barossa, 1811. Then Aide-de-Camp to Sir Arthur Wellesley (later Duke of Wellington).  
    Occupation  1812 
    MP for Bedford, 1812-30. Minister to Lisbon, 1833 and Ambassador to Berlin (Prussia), 1835.  
    Event  1831 
    Companion, Order of the Bath, 1831 and Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath, 1838. Gained the rank of Major-General in 1841.  
    Died  16 Jul 1846 
    Person ID  I5245  Fidgen
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2014 

    Father  John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC, LLD, FSA,   c. 2 Aug 1766, St Giles in the Fields, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1839 
    Mother  Georgiana Elizabeth Byng,   b. 1768,   d. 11 Oct 1801 
    Married  1786 
    Family ID  F1979  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Anne Rawdon 
    Children 
     1. Francis Charles Hastings Russell, 9th Duke of Bedford,   b. 16 Oct 1819, Curzon Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1891, Eaton Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Odo William Leopold Russell, 1st Baron Ampthill, GCB, GCMG, PC,   b. 20 Sep 1829, Florence, Tuscany, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1884, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2014 
    Family ID  F1977  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    The Trial of Queen Caroline, 1820
    The Trial of Queen Caroline, 1820
    Lord George is one of the sitters.