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Field Marshal George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, PC (28 February 1724 – 14 September 1807), known as The Viscount Townshend from 1764 to 1787, was a British soldier and politician. After serving at the Battle of Dettingen during the War of the Austrian Succession and the Battle of Culloden during the Jacobite Rising, Townshend took command of the British forces for the closing stages of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham during the Seven Years' War. He went on to be Lord Lieutenant of Ireland or Viceroy where he introduced measures aimed at increasing the size of Irish regiments, reducing corruption in Ireland and improving the Irish economy. In cooperation with Prime Minister North in London he imposed much greater British control over Ireland. He also served as Master-General of

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  • George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend
  • George Townshend, 1. Marquess Townshend
  • George Townshend
  • George Townshend, I marchese Townshend
  • ジョージ・タウンゼンド (初代タウンゼンド侯爵)
  • George Townshend
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  • George Townshend (28 février 1724 – 14 septembre 1807), 1er marquis Townshend, est un militaire britannique qui parvint au grade de maréchal.
  • George Townshend, 1. Marquess Townshend, PC (* 28. Februar 1724; † 14. September 1807) war ein britischer Adliger und Offizier, der den Rang Generalfeldmarschalls erreichte.
  • 初代タウンゼンド侯爵・第4代タウンゼンド子爵ジョージ・タウンゼンド(英: George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, 4th Viscount Townshend, PC、1724年2月28日 - 1807年9月14日)は、イギリスの陸軍軍人、政治家、貴族。 オーストリア継承戦争や七年戦争に従軍した。とりわけ七年戦争における1759年のエイブラハム平原の戦いでは英軍の総指揮官であった。ホイッグ党の政治家としても活躍し、アイルランド総督(在職1767年 - 1772年)や補給庁長官(在職1772年 - 1782年、1783年 - 1784年)を務めた。軍人としての最終階級は陸軍元帥である。 1764年に父から第4代タウンゼンド子爵の爵位を継承し、1787年にはタウンゼンド侯爵に叙される。
  • George Townshend, 1. markiz Townshend (ur. 28 lutego 1724, zm. 14 września 1807) – brytyjski arystokrata, wojskowy i polityk. Zdobywca Quebecu. Marszałek polny British Army.
  • Field Marshal George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, PC (28 February 1724 – 14 September 1807), known as The Viscount Townshend from 1764 to 1787, was a British soldier and politician. After serving at the Battle of Dettingen during the War of the Austrian Succession and the Battle of Culloden during the Jacobite Rising, Townshend took command of the British forces for the closing stages of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham during the Seven Years' War. He went on to be Lord Lieutenant of Ireland or Viceroy where he introduced measures aimed at increasing the size of Irish regiments, reducing corruption in Ireland and improving the Irish economy. In cooperation with Prime Minister North in London he imposed much greater British control over Ireland. He also served as Master-General of
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  • 1807-9-14
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  • 1724-2-28
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