Search the Collections

Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore (1785-1856), Governor-General of India

Sitter in 20 portraits
Soldier and administrator; served in the Napoleonic wars; became a Tory MP, 1820, and Secretary at War, 1828-30, and 1841-4: Governor-General of India 1844-7, his tenure witnessing the first Sikh war; made a Field Marshal, 1855.

List Thumbnail