William Lidderdale, Governer of the Bank of England from 1889 to 1892, "Hero of the Baring Crisis"
WILLIAM LIDDERDALE DEAD. (1902, Jun 27). New York Times (1857-1922) Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/96250506?accountid=14784
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.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Merchant and Banker
Governor of the Bank of England 1889-1892.
“Lidderdale, William,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed December 7, 2022, https://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/36.