A biography of an Anglo-Irish politician and colonial administrator who served as Governor-General of Bengal, Foreign Secretary and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. He was the eldest son of The 1st Duke of Wellington and the grandson of The 1st Earl of Mornington. He fought against Tipu Sultan in 1799 and initiated the Second Anglo-Maratha War.
Richard Colley Wesley (posteriormente Wellesley ), Marquês Wellesley KG KP PC ( 20 de junho de 1760 - 26 de setembro de 1842 ), foi o primeiro filho de Garret Wesley, 1.º Conde de Mornington, da Nobreza da Irlanda, e irmão de Arthur Wellesley, 1.º Duque de Wellington.
22 de set. de 2023 · Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley, (born June 20, 1760, Dangan, County Meath, Ireland—died September 26, 1842, London, England), British statesman and government official.
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Richard Colley Wesley , Marquês Wellesley KG KP PC , foi o primeiro filho de Garret Wesley, 1.º Conde de Mornington, da Nobreza da Irlanda, e irmão de Arthur Wellesley, 1.º Duque de Wellington. Ele foi o primeiro nomeado como governador-geral da Índia britânica entre 1798 e 1805 e mais tarde serviu como ministro das Relações Exteriores ...
Richard Wellesley may refer to: Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley (1760–1842), Anglo-Irish politician and colonial administrator. Richard Wellesley (1787–1831), his son, Anglo-Irish Member of Parliament. Richard Wellesley, 6th Earl Cowley (1946–1975), British Conservative politician.
Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley, (born June 20, 1760, Dangan, County Meath, Ire.—died Sept. 26, 1842, London, Eng.), British statesman. He inherited his father’s Irish title as earl of Mornington and sat in the Irish House of Lords from 1781.