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George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758 - 1834)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Politician; book-collector. Used courtesy title ‘Viscount Althorp’ from 1765 to 1783. Tutored by Sir William Jones (1765-70); married Lavinia Bingham (1782); Ambassador to Vienna (1794); First Lord of the Admiralty (1794-1800); Home Secretary (1806-7).


Born: 1 September 1758

Died: 10 November 1834

Gender: Male

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