Sir Robert Walpole (1st Earl of Orford)

male / English
art collector, collector of Dutch and Flemish painting, politician
first Prime Minister (Premier) of Engeland (1721-1742); kept an impressive scultpure and picture collection at Houghton (Reist et al. 2014).
Houghton Hall (Norfolk) 1676-08-26
London (England) 1745-03-18
Family relationships
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father of Horace Walpole
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Period of activity
1700 - 1745
died in
Creation date: 2006-05-17; Last modified date: 2022-06-07


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