13th Duke of Argyll

Torquhil Campbell, 13th Duke of Argyll

Torquhil Ian Campbell, 13th and 6th Duke of Argyll (born 29 May 1968) is a Scottish peer; he is also the 6th Duke of Argyll in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, and, at the age of , the youngest duke in the kingdom having succeeded aged 33 when his father died suddenly after an operation.

He is the elder child and only son of Ian Campbell, 12th Duke of Argyll and Iona Mary Colquhoun, daughter of Captain Ivar Iain Colquhoun, 8th Baronet of Luss, and was educated at Cargilfield, Glenalmond, the Royal Agricultural College and McGill University. He was a Page of Honour to HM The Queen from 1981–1983, and became a sales agent, salesman, and company manager. He is the Master of the Household (ranking 25th in the Scottish order of precedence), Admiral of the Western Coasts and Isles, and the chief of Clan Campbell.

The duke is the captain of Scotland's national elephant polo team which won the 2004 and 2005 World Elephant Polo Association world championships. He also works for Pernod Ricard, promoting Scotch whiskies such as Glenlivet and Chivas Regal.

On June 8 2002, he married Eleanor Cadbury, a descendant of the Cadbury chocolate dynasty. They have two sons, Archibald Frederick Campbell, Marquess of Lorne and Lord Rory James Campbell (born 2006). They are expecting their third child in November.

He is also the nephew of Norman Mailer's third wife journalist Jeanne Campbell and the first cousin of their daughter actress Kate Mailer.

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