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Canning, Charles John, Earl Canninglocked

(1812–1862)
  • Thomas R. Metcalf

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Canning, Charles John, Earl Canning (1812–1862), governor-general and first viceroy of India, was born on 14 December 1812 at Gloucester Lodge, an Italianate villa between Kensington and Brompton to the west of London, the third of the four children of George Canning (1770–1827)...

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