Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville(1815-1891), Politician, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and leader of the Liberal party; ex-officio Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 52 portraits
Leveson-Gower entered Parliament as a Whig MP in 1837. He transferred to the House of Lords on his father's death in 1846, where his first speech was in favour of the repeal of the Corn Laws. He entered the cabinet, as Paymaster-General, in 1851 and his main work during this period was to assist Prince Albert in the organisation of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Granville's name is mainly associated with his two tenures as Foreign Secretary (1870-4 and 1880-5).
- Georgiana Dorothy (née Cavendish), Countess of Carlisle (aunt)
- William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (grandfather)
- Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire (grandmother)
- William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire (uncle)
- Castalia Rosalind (née Campbell), Countess of Granville (wife)
- Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville (father)
- Henrietta Elizabeth ('Harriet') Leveson-Gower (née Cavendish), Countess Granville (mother)
- Hon. (Edward) Frederick Leveson-Gower (brother)
- Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford (grandfather)
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