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Biographical entry Primrose, Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847 - 1929)

Hon FRCS 12 July 1900; KG 1892; KT 1895.

7 May 1847
21 May 1929


Born on 7 May 1847, the eldest son of Archibald, Lord Dalmeny, who died in 1851, and Lady Catherine Stanhope, daughter of the 4th Earl Stanhope, afterwards Duchess of Cleveland. He succeeded his grandfather as Earl of Rosebery in 1868. Lord Rosebery was Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, and Lord President of the Council, March 1894- June 1895. He married in 1878 Hannah, daughter of Baron Mayer de Rothschild. He died 21 May 1929. Lord Rosebery was elected an Honorary Fellow at the Centenary of the College in 1900.

Sources used to compile this entry: [DNB 1922-30].

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