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us: Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979


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  • Fuller Name

    • Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas
  • Variants

    • us: Mountbatten, Louis, Earl of Burma, 1900-1979
    • us: Mountbatten, Lord, 1900-1979
    • us: Marco, 1900-1979
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      Battenberg, Louis Francis, Prince of, 1900-1979 Louis Francis, Prince of Battenberg, 1900-1979 Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979
  • Sources

    • found: Murphy, R. L. Last Viceroy, c1948.
    • found: Hough, R. A. Mountbatten, 1980: p. 2, etc. (d. 8/27/79)
    • found: Cartland, B. Love at the helm, c1981: t.p. (Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma)
    • found: Debrett's ill. peerage, 1972/73 (Mountbatten of Burma, Earl; Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl)
    • found: Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma, 2017: ECIP Chapter 2 (the baby who was to become Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma was born into the heart of the British Monarchy at Windsor Castle on June 25, 1900 was known as His Serene Highness Prince Louis of Battenberg, a title he kept until 1917. Soon after the start of World War the family name was changed from the German "Battenberg" to the more English "Mountbatten." Lord Louis, as he then became, and his older brother went to the Naval Cadet School at Dartmouth. During World War I he served as a midshipman and junior officer. After the war, he attended Cambridge, where he studied engineering)
    • found: OCLC, viewed Nov. 10, 2016 (AAP: Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979 ; usage: Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Vice-Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Marco, Earl Mountbatten, Lord Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten Lord)
    • found: The Peerage online, viewed Nov. 14, 2016 (Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma; was born on 25 June 1900 at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England; was the son of Admiral Louis Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Milford Haven and Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie Prinzessin von Hessen und bei Rhein. He died on 27 August 1979 at age 79 at Donegal Bay, County Sligo, Ireland, killed by a bomb placed in his fishing boat by the IRA. He gained the title of Prince Louis of Battenberg. He was educated at Royal Naval College, Darmouth, Devon, England and at Christ's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He was created 1st Viscount Mountbatten of Burma, of Romsey, co. Southampton [U.K.] on 23 August 1946, 1st Baron Romsey, of Romsey, co. Southampton [U.K.] on 28 October 1947, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma [U.K.] on 28 October 1947)
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica online, viewed Nov. 14, 2016 (Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten; British statesman; Alternative Title: Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Viscount Mountbatten of Burma...; original name Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, prince of Battenberg, British statesman, naval leader, and the last viceroy of India)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed Nov. 10, 2016 (Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma; Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, KG, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS; born Prince Louis of Battenberg; known informally as Lord Mountbatten ... was a British naval officer and statesman. He was the last Viceroy of India (1947) and the first Governor-General of the independent Dominion of India (1947-48). From 1954 until 1959 he was First Sea Lord, a position that had been held by his father, Prince Louis of Battenberg [Louis Alexander Battenberg], some forty years earlier. Thereafter he served as Chief of the Defence Staff until 1965, making him the longest serving professional head of the British Armed Forces to date. During this period Mountbatten also served as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee for a year)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed Nov. 10, 2016 (Earl Mountbatten of Burma is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1947 for Rear Admiral Louis Mountbatten, 1st Viscount Mountbatten of Burma, the last Viceroy of India. Louis Fransis Albert Victor Nicholas George Mountbatten, born a prince of Battenberg, he renounced the title and adopted the name Mountbatten)
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-02-22: new
    • 2016-11-15: revised
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