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Bowring, Sir John (1792–1872), politician, diplomatist, and writer, was born on 17 October 1792 at Larkbeare (also known as Great Larkbeare), Holloway Street, Exeter, Devon, the eldest son and second of the nine children of Charles Bowring (1769–1856), a wool merchant, and his wife, ...

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Sir John Bowring (1792–1872) by John King, 1826 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Crawfurd, (John) Oswald Frederick [pseud. John Dangerfield] (1834–1909), writer and diplomatist, born in Wilton Crescent, London, on 18 March 1834, was the son of John Crawfurd (1783–1868), diplomatist, and his wife, Anne Horatia (d. 1855), daughter of James Perry, editor of the ...

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Madariaga, Salvador de (1886–1978), writer and diplomatist, was born on 23 July 1886 at Corunna, Spain, the second child of José de Madariaga, colonel in the Spanish army, and his wife, Maria de la Ascensión Rojo. After graduating from the Instituto del Cardenal Cisneros, Madrid...

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Marett, Sir Robert Hugh Kirk (1907–1981), author and diplomatist, was born in Oxford on 20 April 1907, the younger son in a family of two sons and two daughters of Robert Ranulph Marett (1866–1943), anthropologist and rector of Exeter College, Oxford, and his wife, ...

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O'Brien, Conor Cruise (1917–2008), diplomatist, politician, and author, was born Donal Conor David Dermod Donat Cruise O'Brien at 44 Leinster Road, Dublin, on 3 November 1917, the son of Francis Cruise O'Brien (d. 1927), journalist, and his wife, Kathleen (Katherine), née Sheehy (...

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Conor Cruise O'Brien (1917–2008) by unknown photographer, 1968 Getty Images

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Smythe [Smith], Sir John (1533/4–1607), soldier, diplomat, and writer, was the eldest son and heir of Sir Clement Smith (d. 1552), administrator, of Little Baddow and Rivenhall, Essex, and his wife, Dorothy (d. in or after 1553), daughter of Sir John Seymour...

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Henry St John, styled first Viscount Bolingbroke (1678–1751) attrib. Alexis-Simon Belle, 1712? © National Portrait Gallery, London

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St John, Henry, styled first Viscount Bolingbroke (1678–1751), politician, diplomatist, and author, the son of Henry St John, Viscount St John (1652–1742), landowner, and Lady Mary Rich (d. 1678), second daughter of Robert Rich, third earl of Warwick, was born on 16 September 1678, very probably at ...

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Sir Charles Hanbury Williams (1708–1759) attrib. John Giles Eccardt, c. 1746 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Williams, Sir Charles Hanbury (1708–1759), writer and diplomatist, was born on 8 December 1708 in London, the fourth of the six sons who survived infancy of John Hanbury (1664?–1734), landowner, and his second wife, Bridget (d. 1741), daughter of Sir Edward Ayscough...