George Grey

1812–98

Army officer, explorer, and colonial governor. Governor of South Australia, 1841–5; of New Zealand, 1845–53 and 1861–8; of Cape Colony, 1854–61. Settled in New Zealand, 1870–94. Prime minister of New Zealand, 1877–9. Knighted, 1848.

Sources: Aust. dict. biog. DNB

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