Trevelyan, Sir George Otto

   P.C., LL.D., etc.
(b. 1838)
   Statesman, biographer, etc. The Competition Wallah (1864), Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay (1876), The Early History of C.J. Fox (1880), Interludes in Prose and Verse (1905).

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  • Trevelyan,Sir George Otto — Tre·vel·yan (trə vĕlʹyən, vĭlʹ ), Sir George Otto. 1838 1928. British historian and politician who was secretary for Ireland (1882 1884) and Scotland (1886 and 1892 1895) and wrote the four volume American Revolution (1899 1907). His son George… …   Universalium

  • TREVELYAN, SIR GEORGE OTTO —    politician and man of letters, born at Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, son of Sir Charles Trevelyan (a distinguished servant of the East India Company, governor of Madras, baronet, and author) and Hannah, sister of Lord Macaulay; educated at… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Trevelyan, Sir George Otto, 2nd Baronet — ▪ British historian born July 20, 1838, Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, England died August 17, 1928, Wallington, Northumberland       English historian and statesman remembered for his biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (Macaulay, Thomas… …   Universalium

  • Sir George Otto Trevelyan — noun English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838 1928) • Syn: ↑Trevelyan, ↑George Otto Trevelyan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑historian, ↑historiographer …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Otto Trevelyan — noun English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838 1928) • Syn: ↑Trevelyan, ↑Sir George Otto Trevelyan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑historian, ↑historiographer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sir George Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet — Infobox Politician honorific prefix =The Right Honourable name =Sir George Otto Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet, OM,DC, LLD, DL office =Civil Lord of the Admiralty term start =18 December, 1868 term end =12 July, 1870 predecessor =Frederick Stanley, 16th… …   Wikipedia

  • Trevelyan — noun 1. English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876 1962) • Syn: ↑George Macaulay Trevelyan • Instance Hypernyms: ↑historian, ↑historiographer 2.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trevelyan — is a rare Cornish surname (and less commonly, a first name). There is a family of Trevelyans, and it lends its name to Trevelyan College of the University of Durham. The name is derived from a Cornish place meaning Village of Elian .People* Sir… …   Wikipedia

  • George Macaulay Trevelyan — (* 16. Februar 1876 in Welcombe House, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire; † 21. Juli 1962 in Cambridge) war ein britischer Historiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Macaulay Trevelyan — Naissance 16 février 1876 Welcombe Hou …   Wikipédia en Français

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