John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

Politician

1845 – 1914

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Who was John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll?

John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll KG KT GCMG GCVO VD PC, usually better known by the courtesy title Marquess of Lorne, by which he was known between 1847 and 1900, was a British nobleman and was the fourth Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. He is now remembered primarily for the place names bestowed on Canadian geography in honour of his wife and for his metrical paraphrase of Psalm 121, "Unto the hills around do I lift up".

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Born
Aug 6, 1845
London
Also known as
  • John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Education
  • University of St Andrews
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Edinburgh Academy
Died
May 2, 1914
Cowes

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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