James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, OM, GCVO, PC, FRS, FBA (10 May 1838 – 22 January 1922) was an Ulster-born academic, jurist, historian, and Liberal politician.[1]


The Viscount Bryce

1st Viscount Bryce in 1902
British Ambassador to the United States
In office
1907–1913
MonarchEdward VII
George V
PresidentTheodore Roosevelt
William Howard Taft
Prime MinisterSir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
H. H. Asquith
Preceded bySir Henry Mortimer Durand
Succeeded bySir Cecil Spring Rice
Chief Secretary for Ireland
In office
10 December 1905 (1905-12-10)  23 January 1907 (1907-01-23)
MonarchEdward VII
Prime MinisterSir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
Preceded byWalter Long
Succeeded byAugustine Birrell
President of the Board of Trade
In office
28 May 1894 (1894-05-28)  21 June 1895 (1895-06-21)
MonarchVictoria
Prime MinisterThe Earl of Rosebery
Preceded byA. J. Mundella
Succeeded byCharles Thomson Ritchie
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office
18 August 1892 (1892-08-18)  28 May 1894 (1894-05-28)
MonarchVictoria
Prime MinisterWilliam Ewart Gladstone
Preceded byThe Duke of Rutland
Succeeded byThe Lord Tweedmouth
Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
7 February 1886 (1886-02-07)  20 July 1886 (1886-07-20)
MonarchVictoria
Prime MinisterGladstone
Preceded byHon. Robert Bourke
Succeeded bySir James Fergusson, Bt
Personal details
Born(1838-05-10)10 May 1838
Belfast, Ireland
Died22 January 1922(1922-01-22) (aged 83)
Sidmouth, Devon, South West England
Political partyLiberal
Alma materUniversity of Glasgow,
University of Oxford
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionAcademic
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