Henry Hussey Vivian


Industrialist and politician. Entered Trinity College, Cambridge, 1840. Became a partner in the family copper-smelting business, 1842. MP for Truro, 1852–7; Glamorgan, 1857–85; Swansea district, 1885–93. Fellow of the Geological Society. Created baronet 1882; became Baron Swansea, 1893.

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