(1802-1848) (known as Lord George Bentinck) English nobleman and politician, son of the 4th Duke of Portland. He was a leading opponent of the repeal of the Corn Laws 1848 but after the repeal helped defeat Peel's government. He was best known as a racehorse owner.
(1774-1839) British colonial administrator, first governor-general of India 1828–35. He acted against the ancient Indian rituals of thuggee and suttee, and established English as the medium of instruction.