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The Right Honourable George Canning FRS

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
10 April 1827 – 8 August 1827
Monarch George IV
Preceded by The Earl of Liverpool
Succeeded by The Viscount Goderich

Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
10 April 1827 – 8 August 1827
Preceded by Frederick John Robinson
Succeeded by John Charles Herries

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
13 September 1822 – 20 April 1827
Prime Minister The Earl of Liverpool
Preceded by The Marquess of Londonderry
Succeeded by The Viscount Dudley and Ward
In office
25 March 1807 – 11 October 1809
Prime Minister The Duke of Portland
Preceded by Viscount Howick
Succeeded by The Earl Bathurst

Leader of the House of Commons
In office
13 September 1822 – 20 April 1827
Prime Minister The Earl of Liverpool
Preceded by The Marquess of Londonderry
Succeeded by William Huskisson

President of the Board of Control
In office
1816–1821
Prime Minister The Earl of Liverpool
Preceded by The Earl of Buckinghamshire
Succeeded by Charles Bathurst

Treasurer of the Navy
In office
10 May 1804 – 23 January 1806
Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger
Preceded by George Tierney
Succeeded by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Political party Tory
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
Religion Church of England

Biography

George Canning was born 11 April 1770 in Queen Anne Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to George Canning (c1736-1771) and Mary Anne Costello (c1746-1827) and died 8 August 1827 Chiswick Villa, Chiswick, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Joan Scott, 1st Viscountess Canning (1777-c1837) 8 July 1800 in London, England, United Kingdom.



Children



Offspring of George Canning and Joan Scott, 1st Viscountess Canning (1777-c1837)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George Charles Canning (1801-1820)
William Pitt Canning (1802-1828)
Harriet Canning (1804-1876)
Charles John Canning, 1st Earl Canning (1812-1862)














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