Viscount Slim

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Viscount Slim, of Yarralumla in the Capital Territory of Australia and of Bishopston in the City and County of Bristol, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1960 for Field Marshal Sir William Slim upon the end of his term as Governor-General of Australia.[1] As of 2017 the title is held by his son, the second Viscount, who succeeded in 1970. He is one of the ninety elected hereditary peers that remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act of 1999, and sits as a cross-bencher.

Viscount Slim (1960)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son the Hon. Mark William Rawdon Slim (b. 1960)
The heir apparent's heir apparent is his son Rufus William Rawdon Slim (b. 1995).


  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 42094. p. 4925. 1960-07-15. Retrieved 2007-12-31.
  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.