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Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell
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Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

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

Rt. Hon John Russell

Age

85

Born

Saturday 18 Aug 1792

Died

28 May 1878

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell
Bio Details

Full name

Rt. Hon John Russell

Gender

Male

Age

85

Date of birth

Saturday 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 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

Partners of 
Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

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

born 1836, died 1922, age 86 (approx.)
with Adelaide Russell

Victoria Russell

born 1838, died 1880, age 41
with Adelaide Russell

John Russell, Viscount Amberley

born 1842, died 1876, age 33
with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

George Russell

born 1848, died 1933, age 84
with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Francis Russell

born 1849, died 1914, age 64
with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Mary Russell

born 1853, died 1933, age 80 (approx.)
with Frances Russell, Countess Russell

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell Partner(s) Other Children

Trivia

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 van Keppel, Countess of Albemarle 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 great great grandfather was Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's great great grandmother was Anne Lennox   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 3x great grandfather was King Charles II of Great Britain Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 3x great grandmother was Louise Renée, Duchess Of Portsmouth   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 4x great grandfather was King Charles I of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 4x great grandmother was Princess Henriette of France   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 5x great grandfather was King James I of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 5x great grandmother was Anne Oldenburg, Princess of Denmark Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 5x great grandfather was King Henry IV of France Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 5x great grandmother was Queen Marie of France   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandmother was Mary, Queen of Scots Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandfather was Francesco I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandmother was Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandfather was Antoine of Navarre Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandmother was Jeanne d'Albret Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandfather was King Frederick II of Denmark Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandmother was Queen Sophie of Denmark Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 6x great grandfather was Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandfather was King James V of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandfather was Ferdinand I Von Habsburg, Holy Roman Emperor Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandmother was Anna Jagellon Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandfather was Cosimo I De Medici, Grand Duke Of Tuscany Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandmother was Eleanora De Toledo Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandfather was Ulrich, Duke Of Mecklenburg Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandmother was Princess Elizabeth Of Denmark Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandfather was King Christian III of Denmark Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandmother was Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandmother was Mary Of Lorraine, Duchess of Guise Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandfather was Matthew Stuart, 4th Earl of Lennox Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 7x great grandmother was Lady Margaret Stuart   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandfather was King James IV of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandfather was Vladislav II, King Of Bohemia And Hungary Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandmother was Anne De Foix, Comtesse De Candale Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandfather was Felipe I Von Habsburg, Rey de Castilla Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandmother was Juana, Reina Juana de Castilla Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandmother was Margaret, Queen of Scots Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandfather was Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandfather was John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Lennox Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 8x great grandmother was Lady Elizabeth Stuart   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 9x great grandfather was King James III of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 9x great grandfather was Fernando II, Rey de Espana Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 9x great grandmother was Isabella I, Reina de Castilla Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 9x great grandfather was King Henry VII of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 9x great grandmother was Elizabeth of York Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 9x great grandmother was Queen Consort Margaret Of Scotland   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandfather was King Edward IV Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandmother was Elizabeth Woodville Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandfather was King James II of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandmother was Margaret Beaufort Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandfather was Juan II, Rey de Castilla y Leon Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandmother was Isabel de Aviz Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandfather was Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 10x great grandmother was Queen Consort Marie Of Scotland   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandfather was King James I of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandfather was Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandfather was Joao De Aviz, Duque de Beja Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandmother was Isabel de Braganca Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandmother was Jacquetta Of Luxembourg Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandfather was Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandmother was Lady Cecily Neville, Duchess of York Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandfather was John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandmother was Margaret de Welles Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandfather was Sir Owen Tudor Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandmother was Catherine, Queen Consort Catherine of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 11x great grandmother was Queen Consort Joan Of Scotland   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandfather was King Robert III of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandfather was Joao I de Aviz, Rei de Portugal Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandmother was Phillippa of Lancaster Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandfather was Richard of York, 1st Earl of Cambridge Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandmother was Lady Anne Mortimer Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandfather was John de Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandmother was Lady Margaret De Beaufort Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 12x great grandmother was Queen Consort Annabel Of Scotland   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandfather was King Robert II of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandfather was John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandmother was Blanche of Lancaster, Countess of Derby Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandfather was Roger de Mortimer, 4th Earl of March Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandmother was Alianore de Holand, Countess of March Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandfather was Edmund Of Langley, 1st Duke Of York Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandmother was Isabella De Castilla Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandmother was Katherine Swynford Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 13x great grandmother was Elizabeth Stewart   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 14x great grandfather was King Edward III Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 14x great grandmother was Philippa D'Avesnes Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 14x great grandfather was Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 14x great grandmother was Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 14x great grandfather was Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 14x great grandmother was Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandfather was King Edward II Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandfather was Robert The Bruce, King Of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandfather was Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandmother was Isabella of France Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandmother was Elizabeth de Burgh Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandmother was Isabella Of Mar Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandfather was James Stewart, 5th High Stewart of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 15x great grandmother is Gille Stewart   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 16x great grandfather was Edward Longshanks, King Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 16x great grandmother was Queen Consort Eleanor Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 16x great grandfather was Sir Robert Le Brus Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 16x great grandmother was Margaret Le Brus   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 17x great grandfather was Henry III, King Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 17x great grandmother was Queen Consort Eleanor Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 17x great grandfather was Sir Robert De Brus, Lord of Annandale Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 17x great grandmother was Isabella De Bruce   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 18x great grandfather was King John I Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 18x great grandmother was Queen Consort Isabella Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 18x great grandfather was Robert De Brewes, Lord of Annandale Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 18x great grandmother was Isabella De Brewes   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 19x great grandfather was King Henry II Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 19x great grandmother was Queen Consort Eleanor Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 19x great grandfather was William De Brus, Lord of Annandale Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 19x great grandmother was Beatrice De Brus   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 20x great grandmother was Empress Matilda of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 20x great grandfather was Geoffrey V Plantagenet, Comte d'Anjou et Maine Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 20x great grandfather is Robert Bruce Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 20x great grandmother is Euphemia Bruce   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 21x great grandfather was King Henry I Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 21x great grandmother was Queen Consort Matilda Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 21x great grandfather was Robert Bruce   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 22x great grandfather was William The Conqueror Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 22x great grandfather was King Malcolm III Of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 22x great grandmother was Saint Margaret Of Scotland Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 22x great grandmother was Queen Consort Matilda Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 22x great grandfather was Adam Bruce Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 22x great grandmother was Emma Bruce   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 23x great grandfather was Edward The Exile Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 23x great grandmother was Agatha Of Kiev Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 23x great grandfather was Robert the Magnificent, 6th Duke of Normandy Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 23x great grandmother was Herleva De Falaise Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 23x great grandfather was Robert De Brus Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 23x great grandmother was Emma DeBrus   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 24x great grandfather was King Edward Ironside Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 24x great grandmother was Ealdgyth Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 24x great grandfather was Fulbert Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 24x great grandmother was Duxia Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 24x great grandfather was Richard II, Duke Of Normandy Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 24x great grandmother was Judith of Brittany   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 25x great grandfather was Æthelred The Unready, King Of England Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 25x great grandmother was Ælfgifu Of York   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 26x great grandfather was King Eadgar The Peaceful Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 26x great grandmother was Queen Elfrida of England   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 27x great grandfather was King Edmund I Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 27x great grandmother was Aelfgifu Of Shaftesbury   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 28x great grandfather is King Edward The Elder King of the Anglo-Saxons Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 28x great grandmother was Eadgifu Of Kent   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 29x great grandfather was Alfred The Great Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 29x great grandmother was Ealhswith, Princess of Mercia   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 30x great grandfather was Æðelwulf, King Of Wessex Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 30x great grandmother was Osburga   Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 31x great grandfather was Oslac Of Hampshire Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 31x great grandfather was Ecgbeorht, King Of Wessex Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's 31x great grandmother was Redburga


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 General George Keppel, 3rd Earl of Albemarle 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 Henry Lascelles, 4th Earl of Harewood 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 William Keppel, 4th Earl of Albemarle 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 Anne Coke Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell's second cousin was William Keppel


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