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Lorimer, David Lockhart Robertson (1876–1962), diplomatist and linguist, was born in the Free Church manse, Strathmartine, near Dundee, on 24 December 1876, the son of Robert Lorimer, a minister of the Free Church of Scotland, and his wife, Isabella Lockhart Cornish Robertson. His elder brother was ...

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Smythe, Percy Ellen Algernon Frederick William Sydney, eighth Viscount Strangford (1825–1869), diplomatist and philologist, born at St Petersburg on 26 November 1825, was the third and youngest son of Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, sixth viscount (1780–1855), and Eleanor (Ellen; 1788–1826), daughter of Sir Thomas Burke, ...