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Lord Frederick Montagu (8 November 1774 – 4 October 1827) was a British politician. He served as Postmaster General between 1826 and 1827.

Lord Frederick Montagu
Postmaster General
In office
MonarchGeorge IV
Prime MinisterThe Earl of Liverpool
Preceded byThe Earl of Chichester
Succeeded byThe Duke of Manchester
Personal details
Born8 November 1774 (1774-11-08)
Died4 October 1827 (1827-10-05) (aged 52)



Montagu was a younger son of George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester, and Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Dashwood, 2nd Baronet. William Montagu, 5th Duke of Manchester, was his elder brother. He was educated at Harrow School.

Political careerEdit

Montagu sat as Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire between 1796 and 1806 and between 1818 and 1820.[1] He served under the Earl of Liverpool as Postmaster General between 1826 and 1827.

Personal lifeEdit

Montagu died unmarried in October 1827, aged 52.


  1. ^ "MONTAGU, Lord Frederick (1774-1827), of Hinchingbrooke, Hunts". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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