Francis Agar-Robartes, 7th Viscount Clifden
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|Born||Francis Gerald Agar-Robartes
14 April 1883
|Died||15 July 1966
Cornwall, England, UK
|Occupation||Diplomat and 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.
Lord Clifden died in July 1966, aged 83. He never married and was succeeded in the viscountcy by his younger brother Arthur.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Profile, thepeerage.com; accessed 3 April 2016.
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Thomas Charles Agar-Robartes
Arthur Victor Agar-Robartes