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George Phipps, 2nd Marquess of Normanby

George Augustus Constantine Phipps, 2nd Marquess of Normanby, GCB, GCMG, PC (23 July 1819 – 3 April 1890) was a politician of the United Kingdom.

He was the son of Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Marquess of Normanby and acceded as Marquess of Normanby in 1863 (previously he had been styled Earl of Mulgrave). He was a liberal politician and became governor of Nova Scotia (1858–1863), Queensland (1871–1874), New Zealand (1874–1879), and Victoria (1879–1884).

References

  • Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, as of 1 March 2003;
  • "Normanby, Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Marquess of (1797-1863), 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica;

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