Robert Herbert

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Sir
Robert George Wyndham Herbert
Sir Robert Herbert
1st Premier of Queensland
In office
10 December 1859 – 1 February 1866
Succeeded by George Macalister
3rd Premier of Queensland
In office
20 July 1866 – 7 August 1866
Preceded by George Macalister
Succeeded by George Macalister
Personal details
Born 12 June 1831
Brighton, Sussex, England
Died 6 May 1905
Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, England

Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert (1831-1905) was the first Premier of Queensland.[1] He was premier twice, the first time when Queensland became an independent colony, from 10 December 1859 to 1 February 1866 and then again from 20 July 1866 to 7 August 1866.[2]

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