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Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin

1849 - 1917

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Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, 13th Earl of Kincardine, (16 May 1849 – 18 January 1917), known as Lord Bruce until 1863, was a right-wing British Liberal politician who served as Viceroy of India from 1894 to 1899. He was appointed by Prime Minister Arthur Balfour to hold an investigative enquiry into the conduct of the Boer War in 1902 to 1903. The Elgin Commission was the first of its kind in the British Empire, and it travelled to South Africa and took oral evidence from men who had actually fought in the battles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin has received more than 136,278 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin is the 14,000th most popular politician (down from 12,369th in 2019), the 518th most popular biography from Canada (down from 351st in 2019) and the 40th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin ranks 14,000 out of 15,710Before him are Ján Figeľ, Nirmala Sitharaman, Denis Healey, Michael Jeffery, Tip O'Neill, and Howard Dean. After him are Seiko Hashimoto, Milton Margai, Augusto Santos Silva, Nadia Calviño, Henri Emmanuelli, and Jon Kyl.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1849, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin ranks 83Before him are Mohammad Yaqub Khan, José Manuel Pando, August Palm, Horace Lamb, William R. Day, and Edmund Gosse. After him is Edwin Lord Weeks. Among people deceased in 1917, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin ranks 95Before him are Tom Thomson, Mary Arthur McElroy, Albert Ball, Giuseppe Veronese, Richard Olney, and Mackenzie Bowell. After him are Sandy Turnbull and Joseph B. Foraker.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin ranks 518 out of 1,130Before him are Lolita Davidovich (1961), Harry Watson (1898), Leonard Peikoff (1933), Bobby Clarke (1949), Gene Lockhart (1891), and Laura Vandervoort (1984). After him are Guy Delisle (1966), Tatiana Maslany (1985), Patrick Roy (1965), E. Pauline Johnson (1861), Peter Jennings (1938), and K.d. lang (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In Canada

Among politicians born in Canada, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin ranks 40Before him are Scotty Bowman (1933), Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook (1879), Jeanne Sauvé (1922), Charles Tupper (1821), Ted Lindsay (1925), and Gilles Duceppe (1947). After him are Patrick Roy (1965), Nancy Greene Raine (1943), Marc Garneau (1949), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), Ian Millar (1947), and Stéphane Dion (1955).