Frederick William Hamilton Temple Blackwood (1826 - 1902):
Frederick Blackwood, 1st Marquis of Dufferin and Ava, was born in Florence and was educated at Eton and Oxford. In 1847 he went to Skibbereen to help famine victims. He returned to his estates at Clandeboye and managed them for ten years, whence, after various senior ministerial appointments, he became Governor-General of Canada from 1872 to 1878, Ambassador to Russia, to Turkey, to Egypt, to Italy and to France and Governor-General of India from 1884 to 1888. One of the most distinguished diplomats of Victorian Britain, he wrote many books, including Letters from High Latitudes. He died at Clandeboye, County Down.
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