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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

(1900-1979), Admiral of the Fleet

Sitter in 74 portraits
Great-grandson of Queen Victoria, Mountbatten joined the navy in 1913 and rose rapidly up the ranks to command HMS Kelly in 1939. He was Chief of Combined Operations (1942-3), Supreme Allied Commander, Asia (1943-6), the last Viceroy of India (1947) and Chief of Defence Staff (1959-65). He was assassinated by an IRA bomb in 1979.

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The Wedding of the Earl and Countess Mountbatten, by Vandyk, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x193086

The Wedding of the Earl and Countess Mountbatten

by Vandyk, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1922 (18 July 1922)
NPG x193086

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x21441

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print, 1928
NPG x21441

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, by Unknown photographer - NPG x137781

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, late 1930s
NPG x137781

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14151

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, January 1944
NPG x14151

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