Charles John Barnett

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Charles John Barnett
Consul, Warsaw, Poland
In office
31 May 1833 – c1840/1841
Consul-General, Egypt
In office
11 May 1841 – 17 August 1846
Nominated by Queen Victoria
Preceded by George Lloyd Hodges
Succeeded by Charles Augustus Murray
Personal details
Born 12 March 1790
Died 4 August 1856 (aged 76)
Englefield Green, Surrey
Nationality British
Military service
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Unit 3rd Regiment of Foot

War of the Seventh Coalition

Charles John Barnett (12 March 1790 – 4 August 1856)[1] was an officer in the British Army who also served as a diplomat.

He served in the 3rd Regiment of Foot. He reached the rank of captain in 1812 and lieutenant colonel in 1821. He took part in the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, and retired from the military in 1830.[2]

He was appointed Consul in Warsaw, Poland on 31 May 1833.[3] He was later appointed Consul-General in Egypt on 11 May 1841,[4] which post he held till 17 August 1846, when he retired.[3] He died on 4 August 1856 in Englefield Green, Surrey.[1]


  1. ^ a b "The Genealogy of the Barnett Family". Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Dawson, Warren Royal (1951). Who Was Who in Egyptology (2nd ed.). London: Egypt Exploration Society. p. 12. OCLC 506864. 
  3. ^ a b The Foreign Office List and Diplomatic and Consular Year Book. London: Harrison and Sons. 1857. p. 85. Retrieved 5 July 2009. 
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 19977. p. 1191. 11 May 1841. Retrieved 26 June 2009.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
George Lloyd Hodges
British Consul-General in Egypt
Succeeded by
Charles Augustus Murray