Biography

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, was born 4 November 1718 to Edward Richard Montagu (1692-1722) and Elizabeth Popham (1693-1761) and died 30 April 1792 of unspecified causes. He married Dorothy Fane (1717-1797) 7 March 1741 .

He is known for the claim that he was the eponymous inventor of the sandwich.

Children



Offspring of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich and Dorothy Fane (1717-1797)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Montagu (1742-1742)
John Montagu, 5th Earl of Sandwich (1744-1814) 26 January 1744 Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom 6 June 1814 Upper Wimpole Street, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Elizabeth Montague-Dunk (-1768) Elizabeth Montague-Dunk (-1768) Mary Henrietta Powlett (1753-1779)
Edward Montagu (1744-1752)
Mary Montagu (1748-1761)
William Augustus Montagu (1749-1776)
















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₪ Wedding
  • 7 March 1740/1 (Julian)


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