Francis Agar-Robartes, 7th Viscount Clifden

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Viscount Clifden
Born Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes
(1883-04-14)14 April 1883
London, England
Died 15 July 1966(1966-07-15) (aged 83)
Cornwall, England, UK
Nationality United Kingdom
Occupation Diplomat and politician

Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes, 7th Viscount Clifden (14 April 1883 – 15 July 1966), was a British Liberal politician.

Clifden was the second but eldest surviving son (his elder brother Captain the Hon. Thomas Agar-Robartes having been killed in the First World War) of Thomas Agar-Robartes, 6th Viscount Clifden, and his wife Mary (née Dickenson), and was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. He succeeded his father in the viscountcy in 1930 and took his seat on the Liberal benches in the House of Lords. From 1940 to 1945 he served as a Lord-in-Waiting (government whip in the House of Lords) in Winston Churchill's coalition government.

Death[edit]

Lord Clifden died in July 1966, aged 83. He never married and was succeeded in the viscountcy by his younger brother Arthur.

References[edit]

Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes
Viscount Clifden
1930–1966
Succeeded by
Arthur Victor Agar-Robartes