George Hamilton Seymour

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Sir George Hamilton Seymour GCB GCH PC (21 September 1797 – 2 February 1880) was a British diplomat.

Seymour was the son of Lord George Seymour and his wife Isabella, daughter of Rev. George Hamilton. In 1831 he married Gertrude, daughter of Henry Trevor (who later became General Lord Dacre); they had seven children. He died in February 1880, aged 82.[1]

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
unknown
Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
1822
Succeeded by
Lord George Bentinck
Preceded by
Lord Burghersh
as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
Minister Resident to the Grand Duke of Tuscany
1830–1835
Succeeded by
Ralph Abercromby
Preceded by
Robert Adair
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the King of the Belgians
1836–1845
Succeeded by
Lord Howard de Walden
Preceded by
Lord Howard de Walden
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Her Most Faithful Majesty (the Queen of Portugal)
1846–1851
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Pakenham
Preceded by
John Bloomfield
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of St Petersburgh
1851–1854
Suspended
due to the Crimean War
Title next held by
Lord Wodehouse from 1856
Preceded by
The Earl of Westmorland
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Emperor of Austria
1855–1858
Succeeded by
Lord Augustus Loftus