Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell Bio Details

Full name

Rt. Hon John Russell

Gender

Male

Age

85

Date of birth

18 Aug 1792

Date of death:

28 May 1878

Occupations

Prime Minister of Britain and First Lord of the Treasury (1846)

Prime Minister of Britain and First Lord of the Treasury (1865)

Education

Westminster School, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom

Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

A Novel Acknowledgement

The Dickens novel 'A Tale of Two Cities' was dedicated to John Russell “In remembrance of many public services and private kindnesses.”

Pro-Life

While he held the office of Home Secretary, Russell was a true reformer.  He was responsible for the reducing the number of crimes that were punishable by death to only two - high treason and murder.

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

British Prime Minister
30th June 1846 - 21st Feb 1852
Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

Relationship History

Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Married

4 children together

20 Jul 1841

Adelaide Russell

Married

2 children together

11 Apr 1835

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell Children

Georgiana Russell

Daughter

Georgiana Russell

with Adelaide Russell

Victoria Russell

Daughter

Victoria Russell

with Adelaide Russell

John Russell, Viscount Amberley

Son

John Russell, Viscount Amberley

with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

George Russell

Son

George Russell

with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Francis Russell

Son

Francis Russell

with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Mary Russell

Daughter

Mary Russell

with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell Siblings

Georgiana Russell

Half-sister

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Henry Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford

Brother

George Russell

Brother

Wriothesley Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Edward Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Charles Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Francis Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Louisa Russell

Half-sister

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Cosmo Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Alexander Russell

Half-brother

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Rachel Russell

Half-sister

other parent: Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell Family

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's parents:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's father was John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's mother was Georgiana Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's step-mother was Georgiana Russell, Duchess of Bedford


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's children:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's daughter was Georgiana Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's daughter was Victoria Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's son was John Russell, Viscount Amberley Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's son was George Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's son was Francis Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's daughter was Mary Russell


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's current partners:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's wife was Frances Russell, Countess Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's husband was Adelaide Russell


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's siblings:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-sister was Georgiana Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Henry Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's brother was Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's brother was George Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Wriothesley Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Edward Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Charles Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Francis Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-sister was Louisa Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Cosmo Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-brother was Alexander Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's half-sister was Rachel Russell


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's grandparents:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's grandfather was George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's grandmother was Lucy Byng Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's grandfather was Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's grandmother was Elizabeth Russell, Marchioness of Tavistock


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great grandparents:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great grandfather was William van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great grandmother was Anne Keppel Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great grandfather was John Russell, 4th Duke Of Bedford Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great grandmother was Gertrude Russell, Duchess of Bedford


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's uncles and aunts:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's uncle was Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's uncle was Lord William Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's aunt-by-marriage was Charlotte Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's aunt was Isabella Thynne, Marchioness of Bath Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's uncle-by-marriage was Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great uncles and aunts:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great uncle was Frederick Keppel


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousins:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Gertrude Bennet Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Elizabeth Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Francis Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was George Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was John Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was William Russell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Louisa Lascelles, Countess of Harewood Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Lady Elizabeth Campbell, Countess Cawdor of Castlemartin Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Thomas Thynne, Viscount Weymouth Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Henry Thynne, 3rd Marquess of Bath Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Lord John Thynne Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Charlotte Montagu Douglas Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's cousin was Lord Charles Thynne


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousins once removed:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Lady Georgiana Isabel Campbell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was John Campbell of Cawdor, 2nd Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Lady Emily Caroline Duncombe Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Lady Elizabeth Lucy Cuffe, Countess of Desart Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Lady Mary Louisa Egerton Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Reverend Hon. Archibald George Campbell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry Walter Campbell Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Louisa Feilding Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Alice Thynne Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Henry Thynne Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's first cousin once removed was Frederick Keppel


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's second cousins:

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's second cousin was William Keppel


Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell FameChain Links

British Prime Ministers

1846 - 1852

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1865 - 1866

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David Cameron 2010 - 2016

Sir Winston Churchill 1940 - 1945

Sir Winston Churchill 1951 - 1955

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