Arthur Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington

Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington, KG, GCVO, DL (15 March 1849 – 18 June 1934), styled Lord Arthur Wellesley from 1884 to 1900, was a British peer and politician, and a member of the well-known Wellesley family. He joined the military and served in the Household Division. Upon his childless brother's death in 1900, he inherited the family title and estates.


The Duke of Wellington

Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
In office
8 June 1900  18 June 1934
Hereditary Peerage
Preceded byThe 3rd Duke of Wellington
Succeeded byThe 5th Duke of Wellington
Personal details
Born(1849-03-15)15 March 1849
Died18 June 1934(1934-06-18) (aged 85)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams
ChildrenLady Evelyn Wellesley
Arthur Wellesley, 5th Duke of Wellington
Lord Richard Wellesley
Gerald Wellesley, 7th Duke of Wellington
Lady Eileen Wellesley
Lord George Wellesley
ParentsLord Charles Wellesley
Lady Augusta Pierrepont
Garter encircled shield of arms of Arthur Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington, KG, as displayed on his Order of the Garter stall plate in St. George's Chapel.