Augustus Loftus

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Lord Augustus Loftus

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Lord Augustus Loftus by unknown photographer
15th Governor of New South Wales
In office
4 August 1879 – 9 November 1885
Preceded byHercules Robinson
Succeeded byThe Lord Carrington
Personal details
Born(1817-10-04)4 October 1817
Died7 March 1904(1904-03-07) (aged 86)
Surrey, England

Lord Augustus William Frederick Spencer Loftus, GCB, PC (4 October 1817 – 7 March 1904) was a British diplomat and colonial administrator. He was Ambassador to Prussia from 1865 to 1868, to the North German Confederation from 1868 to 1871 and to the Russian Empire from 1871 to 1879 and Governor of New South Wales from 1879 to 1885.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Edition [1] Retrieved 13 June 2010.