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Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, Apr. 11, 1845. [Eldest] s. of Thomas [of Rouen, France ] (who built the Château de St Leger, near Rouen) (and Janet Mackintosh Colin Chisholm). B. [Dec. 11, 1826], at St Rémy, France . School, Rugby [and Repton]. Matric. Michs. 1845; Scholar, 1847; B.A. (2 nd Classic ) 1849; Chancellor's Classical medal, 1849; Hon. LL.D. 1884.
Hon. Fellow, 1881.
Rowing 'blue,' 1848.
Became a naturalised Frenchman.
Member of the National Assembly, 1870; Deputy for the Département de l'Aisne, 1871; Senator, 1876.
Minister of Public Instruction, 1873 and 1876-7; Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1877-9; Prime Minister, 1879.
Ambassador in London , 1883-93.
Represented the French Republic at the Berlin Conference, 1878.
Made a reputation as an archaeologist.
Married (1) Mar. 1, 1850, Matthilde Lutteroth, (2) Nov. 10, 1874, Mary Alsop King, granddaughter of Rufus King, Mayor of New York, and had issue.
Died Jan. 13, 1894.
( Repton Sch. Reg.; Rugby Sch. Reg. ; Burke, L.G.; Boase, III. 1121.)
William Henry WADDINGTON
Approx. lifespan: 1826–1894
pens. aged 18 Trinity College adm1845:04:11
Eldest s. of Thomas WADDINGTON of Rouen, France , (who built the Chāteau de St Leger, near Rouen, [France], ) (and Janet Mackintosh Colin Chisholm)
b. 1826:12:11 at St Rémy, France ,
Sch: Rugby School Rugby, [Warwickshire], [and Repton, [Derbyshire],
Matric 1845:10MT:
Scholar 1847
BA 2 nd Classic 1849
Chancellor's Classical Medal 1849
Hon.LLD 1884
Hon. Fellow 1881
Rowing blue 1848
Became a naturalised Frenchman.
Member of: the National Assembly, [France], 1870
Deputy for the Département de l'Aisne [France], 1871
Senator: 1876
Minister of Public: Instruction 1873, and 1876-7
Minister of: : Foreign Affairs 1877-79
Prime Minister: 1879
Ambassador London , 1883-93 . Represented the French Republic, [France], at the Berlin Conference, [Germany], 1878
Made a reputation as an archaeologist.
m. (1) 1850:03:01 Matthilde Lutteroth, (2) 1874:11:10 Mary Alsop King, granddaughter of Rufus King, Mayor of New York, [ USA ],
had issue
d. 1894:01:13
( Repton School Reg.; Rugby School Reg. ; Burke, L.G.; Boase III. 1121)
[add:]Obituaries of him and his second wife re-printed in: J. Waddington, Who's Who in the Family of Waddington (1934), 297-306[:add]