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Encyclopedia > Secretary of State for India

The office of Secretary of State for India or India Secretary was created in 1858 when India was brought under direct British rule (British Raj). It was the cabinet office responsible for the government of India. In 1935, the Burma Office was added; the same Secretary of State served both Departments, known as the Secretary of State for India and Burma. The India Office came to an end in 1947, when India became independent; Burma received its independence early the next year. 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... The British Raj is an informal term for the British colonial administration of most of the Indian subcontinent, or present-day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, also included from 1886 was Burma. ... In the Politics of the United Kingdom, the Cabinet is a formal body comprised of government officials chosen by the Prime Minister. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Secretaries of State for India

The Rt Hon. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years). ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800 - 1885) was an English statesman. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1859 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (24 October 1827 - 9 July 1909) was a British politician who served in every Liberal cabinet from 1861 until his death forty-eight years later. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (February 3, 1830–August 22, 1903). ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Rt Hon. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... // Life George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (30 April 1823 - 24 April 1900) was a prominent Liberal politician and writer on science, religion, and politics of the 19th century. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (February 3, 1830–August 22, 1903). ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Rt Hon. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (29 June 1833 - 19 October 1908) was a British politician, previously known (1858-1891) as Marquess of Hartington. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902), English statesman, was born on 7 January 1826, being the eldest son of the Hon. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (13 February 1849 - 24 January 1895) was a British statesman. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902), English statesman, was born on 7 January 1826, being the eldest son of the Hon. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... The Rt Hon. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1892 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902), English statesman, was born on 7 January 1826, being the eldest son of the Hon. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1892 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton (1830-1911), was born in Darlington. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Lord George Francis Hamilton (17 December 1845 - 22 September 1927) was a British Conservative politician of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... William St John Fremantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton (1856 - 1942) was an English statesman from a distinguished political family. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (1838 - 1923), known for the first part of his life simply as John Morley, was an English statesman and writer. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1910 in topic: Arts Architecture- Art- Film- Literature- Music- Television Science and technology Aviation- Rail transport- Science Other topics Australia- Canada- Ireland- South Africa- Sport Births- Deaths Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious leaders 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe (12 January 1858 - 20 June 1945) was an English statesman and writer. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1910 in topic: Arts Architecture- Art- Film- Literature- Music- Television Science and technology Aviation- Rail transport- Science Other topics Australia- Canada- Ireland- South Africa- Sport Births- Deaths Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious leaders 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (1838 - 1923), known for the first part of his life simply as John Morley, was an English statesman and writer. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe (12 January 1858 - 20 June 1945) was an English statesman and writer. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Austen Chamberlain The Right Honourable Sir Austen Chamberlain (1863 – 1937) was a British statesman and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Edwin Samuel Montagu (1879-1924) was a British Liberal polician. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... William Robert Wellesley Peel, 1st Earl Peel (1867-1937) was a British politician who served as Secretary of State for India twice in the 1920s and as Lord Privy Seal in 1931. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sir Sydney Haldane Olivier, 1st Baron Olivier (16 April 1859 – 15 February 1943), was a British civil servant. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Time magazine, August 20, 1923 Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, commonly known as F.E. Smith (July 12, 1872 - September 30, 1930) was a British Conservative statesman and lawyer of the early Twentieth Century. ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Robert Wellesley Peel, 1st Earl Peel (1867-1937) was a British politician who served as Secretary of State for India twice in the 1920s and as Lord Privy Seal in 1931. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate, PC (1877 - 1960) was a British Liberal MP who later joined the Labour Party and served as Secretary of State for India in Ramsay MacDonalds second administration. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Samuel John Gurney Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood (1880-1959), more commonly known as Sir Samuel Hoare, was a British Conservative politician who served in various capacities in the Conservative and National governments of the 1920s and 1930s. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Laurence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland (1876-1971)was a British politician who served as Secretary of State for India in the late 1930s. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Secretaries of State for India and Burma

Laurence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland (1876-1971)was a British politician who served as Secretary of State for India in the late 1930s. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Leopold Charles Maurice (or Moritz) Stennett Amery (22 November 1873 - 16 September 1955), was a British statesman and Conservative politician. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence (December 28, 1871 - September 10, 1961) was a British Labour politician. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Secretary of State for Burma

August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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