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Admiral Francis Egerton (15 September 1824 – 15 December 1895), known as Francis Leveson-Gower until 1833, was a British naval commander and politician.

Egerton was the second son of Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere, younger son of George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland. His mother was Harriet Catherine, daughter of Charles Greville. He served in the Royal Navy and achieved the rank of Admiral. He also sat as Member of Parliament for Derbyshire East from 1868 to 1885 and for Derbyshire North-East from 1885 to 1886.

Egerton married Lady Louisa Caroline, daughter of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, and sister of Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, in 1865. They had two sons and three daughters. He died in Chertsey, Surrey in December 1895, aged 71. His wife survived him by twelve years and died in September 1907.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Derbyshire East
With: Henry Strutt 1868–1874
Francis Arkwright 1874–1880
Alfred Barnes 1880–1885
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Derbyshire North-East
Succeeded by
Thomas Dolling Bolton
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Lovelace
Lord Lieutenant of Surrey
Succeeded by
The Viscount Midleton


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