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Fisher, John Arbuthnot, first Baron Fisherlocked

(1841–1920)
  • Paul G. Halpern

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Fisher, John Arbuthnot, first Baron Fisher (1841–1920), naval officer, was born on 25 January 1841 at Rambodde, Ceylon, the eldest of the seven children of Captain William Fisher (1811–1866) of the 78th Highland regiment, aide-de-camp to the governor of Ceylon, and his wife, ...

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