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Ripon, Frederick John Robinson, Earl of, 1782-1859

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Personal name headingRipon, Frederick John Robinson, Earl of, 1782-1859
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Variant(s)Goderich, Frederick John Robinson, Viscount, 1782-1859
Ripon, Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of, 1782-1859
Robinson, Frederick John, Earl of Ripon, 1782-1859
Robinson, F. J. (Frederick John), 1782-1859
See alsoGreat Britain. Prime Minister (1827-1828 : Robinson)
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Associated countryGreat Britain
Birth date17821101
Death date18590128
Place of birthSkelton-on-Ure (England)
Place of deathPutney (London, England)
Field of activityPolitics, Practical
Profession or occupationPoliticians Prime ministers
Found inCorn factor. A letter to the Rt. Hon. Frederick Robinson ... on the policy and expediency of further protection to the corn trade of Great Britain ... 1819.
Speech of the Right Hon. F.J. Robinson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the financial situation of the country, 1826
LC data base, 9/3/87 (hdg.: Ripon, Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of, 1782-1859)
Reply in refutation of the pamphlets of Lieut.-Gen. R. Darling, 1833: t.p. (Viscount Goderich (Earl of Ripon), late Secretary of State for the Colonies)
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online, October, 20, 2014 (Robinson, Frederick John, first Viscount Goderich and first Earl of Ripon (1782-1859), Prime Minister, was born on 1 November 1782 at Newby Hall, Yorkshire ; educated St John's College, Cambridge (1799-1802), where he graduated MA, and Lincoln's Inn (1802-9) ; entered Parliament as member for the borough of Carlow at the 1806 general election ; at the 1807 general election he exchanged Carlow for a seat at Ripon, which he held for the next twenty years ; became Chancellor of the Exchequer in January 1823 ; created Viscount Goderich (28 April 1927) ; Prime Minister, 1827 ; Colonial Secretary, November 1830 to March 1833 ; created Earl of Ripon (13 April 1833) ; died at Grantham House in Putney on 28 January 1859)