George Robert Bulwer-lytton

Picture of George Robert Bulwer-lytton

Age: 71

Citizenship: United Kingdom


Victor Bulwer-Lytton was born in 1876 in Simla in British India. He was the son of the Viceroy of India Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Littonskogo, he was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1902, Victor Bulwer-Lytton married Pamela Chichelov-Plowden - love the former site of Winston Churchill. In 1905, he became president of the club Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott, and propose a toast to Sir Walter at the annual dinner of the club.

His official career, Victor Bulwer-Lytton began, holding various positions in the Admiralty in 1916-1920 years. In 1919 he became a member of the Privy Council from 1920 to 1922 was the parliamentary junior Minister for India, and then became governor of Bengal, and remained in that post until 1927. Further, he held various positions and was involved in various cases relating to India.

September 18, 1931 there was a Manchurian Incident, after which the Empire of Japan occupied Manchuria. To investigate the circumstances of the incident, the League of Nations set up an international commission headed by Victor Bulwer-Lytton. The Commission met with representatives of the governments of China and Japan, and then spent the spring of 1932 for six weeks in Manchuria. After the announcement of the report Lytton at the meeting of the General of the League of Nations Assembly, when the general opinion was to lean towards ad Japanese aggressor, the Japanese delegation, headed by Ambassador Yosuke Matsuoka, left the meeting of the General Assembly in February 1933, and March 27, 1933, Japan formally announced its withdrawal from the League Nations.

Victor Bulwer-Lytton is the author of two books. The first one describes the life of Edward Bulwer, Lord Littonskogo first, and the second - "The pundits and elephants" - describes the Indian experience of the author.

Due to the fact that both his son Victor Bulwer-Lytton died during the Second World War, after his death in October 1947, the title of Earl Littonskogo passed to his younger brother Neville Bulwer-Lytton.