Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos

His Grace
The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
KG PC
Earl Temple by George Romney.jpg
Lord Steward of the Household
In office
28 July 1830 – 1830
MonarchWilliam IV
Prime MinisterThe Duke of Wellington
Preceded byThe Marquess Conyngham
Succeeded byThe Marquess Wellesley
Personal details
Born20 March 1776
Died17 January 1839 (1839-01-18) (aged 62)
NationalityBritish
Spouse(s)Lady Anne Brydges
ChildrenThe 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
ParentsThe 1st Marquess of Buckingham
Lady Mary Nugent

Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos KG, PC (20 March 1776 – 17 January 1839), styled Earl Temple from 1784 to 1813 and known as The Marquess of Buckingham from 1813 to 1822, was a British landowner and politician.

Background

Born Richard Temple-Nugent-Grenville, he was the eldest son of George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham, son of George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain. His mother was Lady Mary Nugent, daughter of Robert Nugent, 1st Earl Nugent. Thomas Grenville and Lord Grenville were his uncles.

He was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1791.[1]