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George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland (1758 - 1833)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

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

Gender: Male

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