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date: 24 September 2020

Cooper, Anthony Ashley-, seventh earl of Shaftesburylocked

  • John Wolffe


Cooper, Anthony Ashley-, seventh earl of Shaftesbury (1801–1885), philanthropist and politician, was born on 28 April 1801 at 24 Grosvenor Square, London, the fourth child and eldest son of Cropley Ashley-Cooper, sixth earl of Shaftesbury (1768–1851) from 1811 and chairman of committees in the ...

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