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Sidney Herbert
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Born in Richmond-upon-Thames, London
Born on 16th of September 1810
Died on 2nd of August 1861

Born 1810. Died 1861 - English politician.

Son of the 11th Earl of Pembroke. Educated at Oriel College, Oxford. Elected Conservative MP for South Wiltshire in 1832. Held a number of posts including Secretary to the Admiralty, Colonial Secretary and Secretary-at-War. Made improvements in the sanitary conditions of the army and the education of the forces.

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