John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

English Peer and statesman; inventor of the sandwich

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich was born on November 3, 1718 and died on April 30, 1792 in Great Britain.[1] He is known for the person the sandwich is named after.

The Earl of Sandwich

Secretary of State for the Northern Department
In office
19 December 1770 – 12 January 1771
Prime MinisterLord North
Preceded byThe Earl of Rochdale
Succeeded byThe Earl of Halifax
In office
9 September 1763 – 10 July 1765
Prime MinisterGeorge Grenville
Preceded byThe Earl of Halifax
Succeeded byThe Duke of Grafton
First Lord of the Admiralty
In office
Prime MinisterLord North
Preceded bySir Edward Hawke
Succeeded byThe Viscount Keppel
In office
Prime MinisterThe Earl of Bute
Preceded byGeorge Grenville
Succeeded byThe Earl of Egmont
In office
Prime MinisterGeorge Grenville
Preceded byThe Duke of Bedford
Succeeded byThe Lord Anson
Postmaster General
In office
Prime MinisterThe Duke of Grafton
Lord North
Preceded byThe Marquess of Downshire
Succeeded byHenry Carteret
Personal details
Born(1718-11-13)13 November 1718
Died30 April 1792(1792-04-30) (aged 73)
Chiswick, England[source?]
Spouse(s)Dorothy Montagu, Countess of Sandwich
Martha Ray
Alma materEton College, Trinity College, Cambridge

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  1. "John Montagu, 4th earl of Sandwich | Biography & Sandwich | Britannica".