John French, 1st Earl of Ypres

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Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres KP GCB OM GCVO KCMG ADC PC (28 Sept 1852 - 22 May 1925) was a British military officer.

reigns and titles

History


New creation
1st Viscount French
in the peerage of the United Kingdom

January 1916 - 22 May 1925
Succeeded by
John French
New creation
1st Earl of Ypres
in the peerage of the United Kingdom

5 Jun 1922 - 22 May 1925
Succeeded by
John French
Preceded by
The Lord Wimborne
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
9 May 1918 - 27 Apr 1921
Succeeded by
The Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent
Preceded by
Sir William Nicholson
Chief of the Imperial General Staff
15 Mar 1912 - 6 Apr 1914
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Douglas