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Lord Mountbatten

Lord MountbattenAKA Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Battenberg

Born: 25-Jun-1900
Birthplace: Berkshire, England
Died: 27-Aug-1979
Location of death: Mullaghmore, Ireland
Cause of death: Assassination

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute
Occupation: Military

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Last Viceroy of India

Military service: British Royal Navy (1913-65)

Chief of Combined Operations, Supreme Allied Commander of the South-East Asia Theatre, First Sea Lord, Cheif of the Defence Staff and the last Viceroy of India, overseeing the division of India and Pakistan. Blown up by the IRA in 1979.

Father: Louis Battenberg (1st Marquess of Milford Haven)
Mother: Victoria of Hesse-Darmstadt
Wife: Edwina Ashley (m. 18-Jul-1922, d. 21-Feb-1960)
Daughter: Patricia Mountbatten (b. 1924)
Daughter: Pamela Mountbatten (b. 1929)

    University: Christ's College, Cambridge University

    Governor-General of India (1947-48)
    Pilgrims Society
    Distinguished Service Medal 9-Oct-1945
    Grand Cross of the Order of Dannebrog 1962
    Legion of Merit 1943
    French Legion of Honor
    Croix de Guerre


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