Ulick de Burgh, Lord Dunkellin

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Ulick Canning de Burgh, Lord Dunkellin (12 July 1827 – 16 August 1867) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and politician.

Background[edit]

Dunkellin was the eldest son of Ulick de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde, and the Hon. Harriet, daughter of George Canning. He was educated at Eton

Military career[edit]

Dunkellin was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Coldstream Guards. He was Aide-de-Camp to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (Lord Bessborough and then Lord Clarendon) between 1846 and 1852 and State Steward to the Lord Lieutenant (Lord St Germans) between 1852 and 1854. He then served in the Crimean War and was taken prisoner during the Siege of Sevastopol. In 1856 Dunkellin was Military Secretary to the Viceroy of India, his uncle Lord Canning.

Political career[edit]

Dunkellin also sat as Member of Parliament for Galway Borough between 1857 and 1865 and County Galway between 1865 and 1867.

Personal life[edit]

Lord Dunkellin died in London in August 1867, aged 40, predeceasing his father by seven years. He never married. His younger brother Hubert later succeeded in the marquessate.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Martin Joseph Blake
Anthony O'Flaherty
Member of Parliament for Galway Borough
1857–1865
With: Anthony O'Flaherty 1857
John Orrell Lever 1859–1865
Succeeded by
Michael Morris
Sir Rowland Blennerhasset, Bt
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Burke, Bt
William Henry Gregory
Member of Parliament for County Galway
1865–1867
With: William Henry Gregory
Succeeded by
William Henry Gregory
Viscount Burke