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Category:James Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford

English: James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford and 9th Earl of Balcarres (1847 – 31 January 1913)[1] was a British astronomer, politician, bibliophile and philatelist. A member of the Royal Society, Crawford was elected president of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1878. He was a prominent Freemason.


James Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford 
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British politician
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Date of birth28 July 1847
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Date of death31 January 1913
London
Country of citizenship
Occupation
Member of
Member of political party
Position held
  • Member of the 22nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Wigan, 31 March 1880, 13 December 1880, United Kingdom general election, 1880)
  • Member of the 21st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Wigan, 31 January 1874, 24 March 1880, United Kingdom general election, 1874, dissolution of parliament)
Noble title
Father
  • Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford
Child
  • Ronald Lindsay
Work location
Award received
  • Fellow of the Royal Society
Authority control
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