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Melville, Robert Saunders Dundas, Viscount, 1771-1851

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Personal name headingMelville, Robert Saunders Dundas, Viscount, 1771-1851
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Variant(s)Dundas, Robert Saunders, Viscount Melville, 1771-1851
Associated countryGreat Britain
Birth date17710314
Death date18510610
Field of activityPolitical science
AffiliationGreat Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Profession or occupationPoliticians
Found inUrquhart, T. Substance of a letter to Lord Viscount Melville, 1815.
Boase (Melville, Robert Saunders Dundas, 2 Viscount; b. 3/14/1771; d. 6/10/1851)
Wikipedia, viewed 14 Apr. 2015 (Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville KT, PC, FRS (14 March 1771-10 June 1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount. Dundas was the Member of Parliament for Hastings in 1794, Rye in 1796 and Midlothian in 1801. He was also Keeper of the Signet for Scotland from 1800. He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1807 and a Knight of the Thistle in 1821, and was Chancellor of the University of St Andrews from 1814. Melville filled various political offices and was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1812 to 1827, and from 1828 to 1830; his eldest son inherited his title.)
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