The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Cromer, 1st Earl of; Evelyn Baring

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Cromer, 1st Earl (1901) Evelyn Baring, Viscount (1898), Baron (1892), P.C., G.C.B.C., G.M.G., K.C.S.I., C.I.E., O.M., LL.D. (hon.) Camb. Albert Medallist Society of Arts, 1907; formerly Major R.A.; b. Cromer Hall, Norfolk, 1841; s. of w:Henry Baring, M.P, m. 1st, Ethel Stanley, (d. 1898) d. of Sir Rowland Stanley Errington, Bt., 1876; 2nd, 1901, Lady Katherine Georgiana Louisa Thynne. 2nd d. of 4th Marquess of Bath; Educ: Ordunce School, Carshalton; R.M.A. Woolwich, Hon, D.C.L, Oxford; Protestant. Entered R.A. 1858; Capt. 1870; Maj. 1876 A.D.C to Sir Henry Storks in Ionian Islands, 1861, and Secretary during inquiry into outbreak in Jamaica; Private Secretary to Earl of Northbrook, Viceroy of India, 1872-76; Commissioner, Egyptian Public Debt, 1877-79; Controller-General, Egypt, 1879; Financial Member, India, 1880; Financial Assistant at Conferences in London on Egyptian Finance, 1884; Agent and Consul-Gen., Egypt, 1883-1907; granted £50,000 by Parliament holds 1st class Medjudie reigned freedom of the city of London, 1907; is Pres of Research Defence society and Chairman, of African Entomological Research Committee C.S.I. 1876; C.I.E. 1880; K.C.S.I. 1883; K.C.B. (civil) 1887; G.C.M.G. 1888; G.C.B. (civil) 1895; P.C. 1900; Baron 1892; Viscount, 1899; Viscount Evington and Earl of cromer, 1901; O.M. 1906. Publications: Staff College Essays; Paraphrase and translations from the Greek; The war Game; and other military works; Modern Egypt, 2 vols., 1908; Ancient and Modern Imperialism, 1910. Heir: s. Viscount Errington, Address: 36, Wimpole Street. Clubs; Turf, Travellers’, Brooke’s , Marlborough.