Napier, Lord Francis
b. 1819
d. 1898
Lord Francis Napier, diplomat, was born on 15 September 1819. Serving in diplomatic offices since 1840, Napier was envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the United States from 21 January 1857 to 13 December 1858, when he transferred to the Hague.He was appointed British ambassador to Russia 11 December 1860, ambassador to Germany on 15 September 1864, and governor of Madras from 1866 to 1872. He was raised to the peerage as Baron Napier on 16 July 1872.
Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage (London: Harrison and Sons, 1885). BCDES 32-.2. Name Needed. Later Burke or other info?
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