George Joachim Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen(1831-1907), Financier and Liberal politician; MP for City of London and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 38 portraits
Born into a banking family, Goschen entered Parliament as a Liberal in 1863 and took the first of many cabinet positions in 1866. His later career was dominated by the Irish Home Rule question and his commitment to the unionist cause. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer in Lord Salisbury's administration of 1886 to 1892.
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