Francis Hastings, 16th Earl of Huntingdon Noble person

Francis John Clarence Westenra Plantagenet Hastings, 16th Earl of Huntingdon (30 January 1901 – 24 August 1990), styled Viscount Hastings until 1939, was a British artist, academic and Labour politician. Lord Huntingdon was the son of Warner Hastings, 15th Earl of Huntingdon, and his wife Maud Margaret (née Wilson), and was educated at Eton, Christ Church, Oxford, and the Slade School of Art, London. Huntingdon was a pupil of the Mexican mural painter Diego Rivera and had exhibitions in notably London, Paris, Chicago and San Francisco. He was also a Professor at the Camberwell College of Arts and the Central School of Arts & Crafts, London. He was later Chairman of the Committee of the Society of Mural Painters between 1951 and 1958. During the Second World War he was Deputy Controller of Defence of the Andover Rural District Council from 1941 to 1945. Huntingdon succeeded in the earldom in 1939 and took his seat on the Labour benches in the House of Lords. He served under Clement Attlee as Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries from 1945 to 1950. He was the author of The Golden Octopus and Commonsense about India.

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Date of birth
January 30th, 1901
Nationality
United Kingdom
Date of death
August 24th, 1990 at age of 89

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Noble titles

Noble title From To
Earl of Huntingdon 1939 1990

Education

1. Christ Church, Oxford Colleges/University

- 1924 Bachelor of Arts
- Master of Arts

Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple (æděs) or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as The House), is one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. As well as being a college, Christ Church is also the cathedral church of the diocese of Oxford, namely Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.

Type University
Endowment
2010. 250 mil. £
Institution colors
Founded
1524
Headquarters
St. Aldates Street, OX1 1DP - Oxford, Oxfordshire
Undergraduates
2012. 434
Postgraduates
2012. 188
Official web page www.chch.ox.ac.uk
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2. Eton College Independent school

Eton College, usually referred to as Eton, is a British independent boarding school for boys aged 13 to 18. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor".

Type University
Institution colors
Founded
1440
Headquarters
SL4 6DW - Windsor, Berkshire
Official web page www.etoncollege.com
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