George Macartney KB

George Macartney KB (1737 - 1806)

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Baron George "1st Earl" Macartney KB
Born in Loughguile United Kingdommap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married 1 Feb 1768 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Chiswick United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 5 May 2019 | Created 17 Jun 2016
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Preceded by
Commandant after First British occupation (1795–1803)
Sir James Craig
Baron George Macartney
1st Governor of the
Cape Colony
during the First British occupation (1795 –1803)
Succeeded by
Acting Governor
Sir George Yonge
Table Bay, South Africa (1762)
George Macartney KB was part of the settlement of the Dutch Cape Colony.
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George Macartney KB was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.



George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, KB (14 May 1737 – 31 May 1806) was a British statesman, colonial administrator and diplomat. His wife was Lady Jane Stuart (c. 1748 – 28 February 1828).[1]


Born: 14 May 1737 [2]
Place: Lissanoure, Loughguile, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland [2]


Groom: George Macartney [2]
Bride: Lady Jane Stuart [2]


Died; 31 May 1806 (aged 69) [2]
Place: Chiswick, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom [2]


  1. Wikipedia, accessed March 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney. [1]. Seen and entered July 22, 2017 by Susanna de Bruyn

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