Pandeli Ralli

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Pandeli Toumazis Ralli JP DL (22 May 1845 – 22 August 1928) was a Greek-British politician.[1]

Ralli was born in Marseille, the son of Toumazis "Thomas" Stephanou Ralli of Ralli Brothers and his wife, Marie, daughter of Pandeli Argenti. The family established itself in Belgrave Square. Pandeli was educated in Middlesex and at King's College London. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1866 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.[2]

He was elected Liberal Member of Parliament for Bridport in 1875 and held the seat until 1880. He was elected Liberal Member of Parliament for Wallingford in 1880 and held the seat until the constituency was abolished in 1885.[2] He held the offices of Justice of the Peace for Surrey, and Deputy Lieutenant of Dorset. He later stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal Unionist.[1]

After a long illness, he died unmarried, aged 83, in Brighton, Sussex. His sister Ioanna married Sir Richard Reynolds-Moreton and was the mother of the Viscountess Byng of Vimy.[1]

Elections[edit]

1892 Newcastle-upon-Tyne by-election [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John Morley 12,983
Liberal Unionist Pandeli Ralli 11,244
Majority 1,739
Turnout
Liberal hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mr. Pandeli Ralli – A Political and Social Figure". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 23 August 1928. p. 14.
  2. ^ a b Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900
  3. ^ The Liberal Year Book, 1907

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Alexander Mitchell
Member of Parliament for Bridport
18751880
Succeeded by
Charles Warton
Preceded by
Walter Wren
Member of Parliament for Wallingford
18801885
Constituency abolished