John Hampden (1696–1754)

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John Hampden (c. 1696 – 4 February 1754), an English politician, was the second son of John Hampden.

He was a founding governor of London's Foundling Hospital, a charity dedicated to the salvation of the capital's abandoned children.

He married Isabella Ellys, but left no children. He was the last male-line descendant of John Hampden, and left his estates on his death to his cousin Hon. Robert Trevor, who assumed the Hampden surname.

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
The Viscount Limerick
John Hamilton
Member of Parliament for Wendover
1734–1754
With: John Boteler 1734–35
The Viscount Limerick 1735–41
The 1st Earl Verney 1741–52
The 2nd Earl Verney 1753–54
Succeeded by
The 2nd Earl Verney
John Calvert