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William Lidderdale, Governer of the Bank of England from 1889 to 1892, "Hero of the Baring Crisis"

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WILLIAM LIDDERDALE DEAD. (1902, Jun 27). New York Times (1857-1922) Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/96250506?accountid=14784

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Published

Research Status

Published

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Biographical Text

William Lidderdale was a world renowned Governor for the Bank of England from 1889 to 1892. He is credited for having saved Barings Bank in 1890 after they had made a number of risky investments in Argentina and were on the verge of bankruptcy. Along with the Rothschilds, Lidderdale helped to avert a huge global financial crisis.

Birth Date

1832-7-16

Birthplace

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Death Date

1902-6-26

Occupation

Merchant and Banker

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Lidderdale_William

Abbreviated Biography

Governor of the Bank of England 1889-1892.

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Citation

“Lidderdale, William,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed October 20, 2021, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/36.

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