Durand, H. Mortimer (Henry Mortimer), 1850-1924

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1850-02-14
Death 1924-06-08
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Anglo-Indian civil servant and diplomat.

From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Lenox, Mass., to Sir Matthew Nathan, 1906 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742357

1872 Barrister, Lincoln's Inn; 1873 Bengal Civil Service; 1879 political secretary to Sir Frederick then Earl Roberts during Kabul Campaign; 1881 CSI; 1884-1894 foreign secretary in India; 1889 KCIE; 1893 mission to Ameer of Afghanistan; 1894 KCSI; 1894-1900 minister at Teheran; 1900-1903 ambassador and consul-general, Madrid; 1903-1906 ambassador to Washington; 1911-1919 director of the Royal Asiatic Society; 1914-1917 president of the Central Asian Society; 1914-1918 recruiter, chairman of a committee to review exemptions from military service.

Epithet: administrator in India and diplomat

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x0000de

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Places:

  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Kabul, Afghanistan (as recorded)
  • North-West Frontier, India (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Teheran, Iran (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Gilgit, Kashmir (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sikkim, Asia (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Pamir, India (as recorded)
  • Cochin State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Berar, India (as recorded)
  • Malaya, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Salem, Madras (as recorded)