Blackwood, Frederick Temple Hamilton Temple, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

Education

Rector of the University 1890 - 1893.

Birth/childhood

Born 21.6.1826 at Florence son of Price Blackwood, 4th Baron Dufferin and Clandeboye and Helen Selina Sheridan.

Educated at Eton.

Career

Educated at Oxford University - M.A., D.C.L. and many other honorary degrees.

Politician and diplomat. Baron Clandeboye, 1850. Viscount Clandeboye and Earl of Dufferin, 1871. Earl of Ava and Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, 1888.

Rector of the University 1890 - 1893. [St Andrews University]

Publications

Speeches and Addresses edited by Henry Milton. (London: J. Murray, 1882)

Letters from High Latitudes (London: John Murray, 1873)

Irish Emigration and the Tenure of Land in Ireland (London: Willis, Sotheran, 1867)

etc.

 

Death

Died 12.2.1902.

Sources

  • Peerage
  • Who was Who
  • DNB