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George Herbert, 13th Earl of Pembroke

Politician from United Kingdom

George Herbert, 13th Earl of Pembroke George Robert Charles Herbert, 13th Earl of Pembroke, 10th Earl of Montgomery (6 July 1850–3 May 1895), known as The Lord Herbert of Lea from 1861 to 1862, was a British Conservative politician. He was Under-Secretary of State for War under Benjamin Disraeli between 1874 and 1875. Pembroke was the eldest son of Sidney Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Lea, only son of George Augustus Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke, by his second wife Catherine (née Countess Woronzow). His mother was Elizabeth Herbert, Baroness Herbert of Lea, daughter of Lieutenant-General Charles Ashe A'Court. He succeeded his father in the barony of Herbert of Lea in 1861 and the following year he inherited the earldom of Pembroke on the death of his uncle. Pembroke served as Under-Secretary of State for War from 1874 to 1875 in the second Conservative administration of Benjamin Disraeli. Lord Pembroke married Lady Gertrude Frances, daughter of Henry Chetwynd-Talbot, 18th Earl of Shrewsbury, in 1874. He died in Frankfurt on 3 May 1895, aged 44, and was succeeded in his titles by his younger brother the Honourable Sidney Herbert. The Countess of Pembroke died in September 1906, aged 66.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1850-07-06
Nationality
United Kingdom
Spouse(s)
Gertrude Talbot
Siblings
Sidney Herbert 14th Earl of Pembroke Michael Henry Herbert

Political career

Party From To
Conservative Party

Death

Date of death
1895-05-03

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