Lieutenant-Colonel The Right Hon His Grace, The Duke of Argyll, Robert Albert William George Campbell PC CH CBE FRHS (born 12th March 1962), styled Earl of Campbell and Cowall from 1962 to 1982 and Marquess of Lorne from 1982 to 1998, is a British aristocrat, member of the House of Lords (Conservative Privy Councillor) and the current holder of the Duchy of Argyll.

Early life Edit

Campbell was born in Inveraray Castle, in 1962. He is the older son of the 5th Duke of Argyll, Albert Campbell Jr., and the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, Mary Campbell. He is also the older brother of the late politician and surgeon, Lord Arnold Campbell (b. 5th May 1963 - d. 26th March 2016).

In 1984, Campbell married the daughter of the 9th Earl of Glasgow, Lady Helen Boyle. They had two children:

  • Albert "Bertie" Campbell, Marquess of Lorne (b. 31st March 1987)
  • Bernard Campbell, Lord Bernard (b. 3rd April 1989)

Education Edit

The Duke had a passion for History in is youth, which led him to take a Master Degree in History and a Degree in Military History. He was graduated in Oxford University.

Military Career Edit

His Lordship joined the Royal Artillery in 2000, as a Corporal.

In 2016 he was upgraded from Major to Lieutenant-Colonel, but in early 2017 he decided to resign from the Military in order to concentrate his life in politics. He often uses his rank for ceremonial purposes only.

Politics Edit

His Grace joined the Conservative Party as a member of the House of Lords when is father passed away in May 1998. He is one of the 42 Conservative hereditary peers in the House of Lords.

He joined HM Privy Council in 2010. In March 2016, he recieved the CH order for services to politics and in February 2017 he received a CBE for his services in the last two governments. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Historian Society.

Roles as politician

  • Conservative House of Lords Hereditary Peerage - since 1998
  • Lord Chancellor - under Kyle Marks' premiership
  • Chairman of the Conservative Party and Conservative Lords Leader - under Samuel Faith's premiership
  • Leader of the House of Lords and Lord President of the Council - under Samuel Faith, Chauncey Duval, George Wellesley and Winston Isaac's premierships.
  • Interim Leader of the Conservative Party as well as the Deputy Leader of the Opposition (British Unionist Coalition)

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