George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland (1758 - 1833)
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Landowner, canal and railway proprietor, M.P., diplomat; collector; encourager of the arts. Vice-President (1810-20) and President (1820-5) of the British Institution. Until 1786 known as Viscount Trentham; from 1786 to 1803, as Earl Gower; from 1803, as Marquess of Stafford; from 1833 as Duke of Sutherland.
Born: 9 January 1758 in London
Died: 19 July 1833
The fine arts of the English school; illustrated by a series of engravings, from paintings, sculpture, and architecture, of eminent English artists: with ample biographical, critical, and descriptive essays, by various authors; edited and partly written by John Britton, F.S.A. - London: 1812