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Evelyn Baring
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The Earl of Cromer in 1895
1st Controller-General in Egypt
In office
1878–1879
Monarch Isma'il Pasha
Preceded by Office Established
Succeeded by Edward Baldwin Malet
1st Consul-General of Egypt
In office
11 September 1883 – 6 May 1907
Monarch Tawfiq Pasha
Abbas Helmi II
Preceded by Edward Baldwin Malet
As Controller-General in Egypt
Succeeded by Eldon Gorst
Personal details
Born Evelyn Baring
26 February 1841
Cromer, Norfolk
United Kingdom
Died 29 January 1917 (aged 75)
Westminster, London
United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom British
Spouse(s) Ethel Errington
Children Rowland Baring, 2nd Earl of Cromer
Evelyn Baring, 1st Baron Howick of Glendale
Louisa Sophia
Alma mater Royal Military Academy
Staff College, Camberley
Occupation Military officer, politician
Military service
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Army
Years of service 1860–1877
Rank Major
Unit Royal Artillery
Awards GCB