George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

, 4th Earl of Aberdeen listed at the UK National Archives
  • Portraits of George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen at the National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Portraits of Catherine Elizabeth Gordon (née Hamilton), Countess of Aberdeen at the National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Political offices
    Preceded by
    The Lord Bexley
    Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
    January–June 1828
    Succeeded by
    Charles Arbuthnot
    Preceded by
    The Earl of Dudley
    Foreign Secretary
    1828–1830
    Succeeded by
    The Viscount Palmerston
    Preceded by
    Thomas Spring Rice
    Secretary of State for War and the Colonies
    1834–1835
    Succeeded by
    The Lord Glenelg
    Preceded by
    The Viscount Palmerston
    Foreign Secretary
    1841–1846
    Succeeded by
    The Viscount Palmerston
    Preceded by
    The Earl of Derby
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    19 December 1852 – 30 January 1855
    Leader of the House of Lords
    1852–1855
    Succeeded by
    The Earl Granville
    Diplomatic posts
    Vacant
    Title last held by
    Sir Arthur Paget
    British Ambassador to Austria
    1813–1814
    Succeeded by
    The Lord Stewart
    Honorary titles
    Preceded by
    The Earl of Erroll
    Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire
    1846–1860
    Succeeded by
    The Marquess of Huntly
    Peerage of Scotland
    Preceded by
    George Gordon
    Earl of Aberdeen
    1801–1860
    Succeeded by
    George Hamilton-Gordon
    Peerage of the United Kingdom
    New creation Viscount Gordon
    1814–1860
    Succeeded by
    George Hamilton-Gordon
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