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George Grey


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.


Aust. dict. biog.



Aust. dict. biog.: Australian dictionary of biography. Edited by Douglas Pike et al. 14 vols. [Melbourne]: Melbourne University Press. London and New York: Cambridge University Press. 1966–96.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.