Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown
Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown (25 March 1812 – 30 January 1867), styled Viscount Duncan between 1831 and 1859, was a British nobleman and politician.
Born in Edinburgh, the Hon. Adam Duncan was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He first entered parliament as a member for Southampton in 1837, which seat he held until 1841 when he exchanged it for Bath. He was briefly out of parliament between 1852 and 1854, when he was returned again, this time for Forfarshire. He held this seat until he was elevated to the House of Lords in 1859 on the death of his father, the first earl. His children included his heir Robert, George and Julia who was a courtier and notable artist.
Lord Camperdown died on 30 January 1867 at the age of 54.
- "Duncan, the Hon. Adam, afterwards Earl of Camperdown (DNCN829A)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Viscount Duncan
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Abel Rous Dottin
| Member of Parliament for Southampton
With: Abel Rous Dottin
The Viscount Powerscourt
| Member of Parliament for Bath
With: John Arthur Roebuck to 1847;
George Treweeke Scobell, from 1851
George Treweeke Scobell
Hon. Lauderdale Maule
| Member of Parliament for Forfarshire
Lord Alfred Hervey
| Junior Lord of the Treasury
Lord Henry Lennox
Thomas Edward Taylor
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
| Earl of Camperdown