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Curzon, Lord (1859-1925), Marquis of Kedleston, a British statesman, was a Conservative Party politician. He was viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905, and later became chancellor of Oxford University. Curzon re-entered politics during World War I (1914-1918). He became a member of Lloyd George's war cabinet in 1916.

In 1919, he became foreign secretary, but received a setback when Lloyd George's government fell in 1923. He expected to become prime minister but was passed over in favour of Stanley Baldwin. George Nathaniel Curzon was born at Kedleston, in Derbyshire, England.

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