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Statesmen


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Walter Hume Long, 1st Viscount Long of Wraxall

Walter Hume Long, 1st Viscount Long of Wraxall

1854-1924
Politician; Secretary of State for the Colonies and First Lord of the Admiralty
Sitter in 27 portraits
Sir Patrick Thomas MacGrath

Sir Patrick Thomas MacGrath

1868-1929
Statesman and journalist
Sitter in 3 portraits
William McKinley

William McKinley

1843-1901
President of the United States
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Howard Harris, 3rd Earl of Malmesbury

James Howard Harris, 3rd Earl of Malmesbury

1807-1889
Statesman
Sitter in 8 portraits
Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville

Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville

1771-1851
Statesman
Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Prince Klemens Lothar Wenzel von Metternich

Prince Klemens Lothar Wenzel von Metternich

1773-1859
Austrian statesman
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Sir Walter Mildmay

Sir Walter Mildmay

1520?-1589
Statesman and founder of Emanuel College
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

1838-1923
Politician, Secretary of State for India, newspaper editor and writer
Sitter associated with 33 portraits
Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne of Bury St Edmunds

Walter Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne of Bury St Edmunds

1880-1944
Politician and traveller
Sitter in 63 portraits
Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave

Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave

1564?-1646
Statesman
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir George Murray

Sir George Murray

1772-1846
General and statesman
Sitter in 13 portraits
Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl of Northbrook

Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl of Northbrook

1826-1904
Politician, First Lord of the Admiralty and viceroy of India
Sitter in 16 portraits
Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

1796-1866
Whig politician,Chancellor of the Exchequer and MP for Portsmouth
Sitter in 8 portraits
Charles Bowyer Adderley, 1st Baron Norton

Charles Bowyer Adderley, 1st Baron Norton

1814-1905
Statesman; president of the Board of the Trade 1874-1878
Sitter in 4 portraits
Cristina Odone

Cristina Odone

1960-
Deputy editor of the New Statesman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Count Grigorii Grigorievich Orlov

Count Grigorii Grigorievich Orlov

1734-1783
Russian statesman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Count Alexis Grigorievich Orlov-Tchesmensky

Count Alexis Grigorievich Orlov-Tchesmensky

1734-1808
Russian statesman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Henry Parkes

Sir Henry Parkes

1815-1896
Statesman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Midhat Pasha

Midhat Pasha

1822-1884
Turkish statesman
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Prabhashankar Pattani

Sir Prabhashankar Pattani

1862-1938
Indian statesman
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett

Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett

1854-1932
Irish statesman
Sitter in 5 portraits
Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland

1577-1635
Statesman
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 6th Duke of Richmond, 6th Duke of Lennox and 1st Duke of Gordon

Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 6th Duke of Richmond, 6th Duke of Lennox and 1st Duke of Gordon

1818-1903
President of the Board of Trade, landowner and Conservative politician; MP for Sussex West
Sitter in 24 portraits
Charles Thomson Ritchie, 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee

Charles Thomson Ritchie, 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee

1838-1906
Politician, President of the Board of Trade and businessman
Sitter in 13 portraits
George Rose

George Rose

1744-1818
Statesman
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Francis Manners, 6th Earl of Rutland

Francis Manners, 6th Earl of Rutland

1578-1632
Statesman
Sitter in 8 portraits
George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville

George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville

1716-1785
Soldier and statesman
Sitter associated with 18 portraits
Michael Edward Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn

Michael Edward Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn

1837-1916
Politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 25 portraits
James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury

James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury

1861-1947
Politician; Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru

Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru

1875-1949
Indian statesman
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon

John Allsebrook Simon, 1st Viscount Simon

1873-1954
Statesman and Lord Chancellor
Sitter in 35 portraits
Satyendra Prasanno Sinha, 1st Baron Sinha of Raipur

Satyendra Prasanno Sinha, 1st Baron Sinha of Raipur

1863-1928
Indian statesman
Sitter in 15 portraits
William Henry Smith

William Henry Smith

1825-1891
Newsagent and politician, First Lord of the Treasury and Leader of the House of Commons
Sitter in 27 portraits
Jan Christian Smuts

Jan Christian Smuts

1870-1950
Prime Minister of South Africa, Field Marshal and writer on evolution
Sitter in 41 portraits
Edward Southwell

Edward Southwell

1671-1730
Statesman
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward John Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley

Edward John Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley

1802-1869
Politician, President of the Board of Trade and Postmaster General
Sitter in 4 portraits
Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland

Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland

1674-1722
Statesman and bibliophile
Sitter in 5 portraits
Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney

1733-1800
Statesman
Sitter in 14 portraits
William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft

1857-1930
President of the United States
Sitter in 3 portraits
Henry Labouchere, Baron Taunton

Henry Labouchere, Baron Taunton

1798-1869
Politician; MP for Taunton, President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for the Colonies
Sitter in 12 portraits
George Carew, Earl of Totnes

George Carew, Earl of Totnes

1555-1629
Statesman
Sitter in 8 portraits
Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend

Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend

1700-1764
Statesman
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Louis Philippe de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil

Louis Philippe de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil

1723-1802
French statesman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Gibbon Wakefield

Edward Gibbon Wakefield

1796-1862
Colonial statesman
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave

James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave

1715-1763
Statesman
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley

John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley

1882-1958
Administrator and statesman
Sitter in 23 portraits
(Thomas) Woodrow Wilson

(Thomas) Woodrow Wilson

1856-1924
President of the United States
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester

William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester

1485-1572
Statesman
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Edward Turnour, 6th Earl Winterton

Edward Turnour, 6th Earl Winterton

1883-1962
Statesman
Sitter in 17 portraits
Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton

Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton

1830-1911
Politician; MP for Wolverhampton and solicitor
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Frederick James Marquis, 1st Earl of Woolton

Frederick James Marquis, 1st Earl of Woolton

1883-1964
Politician; conservative party chairman and businessman
Sitter in 22 portraits
Sir Cyril Wyche

Sir Cyril Wyche

1632?-1707
Statesman, scientist and politician; MP for Callington, East Grinstead, Saltash and Preston
Sitter in 1 portrait

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