louis, 1st earl mountbatten of burma


Louis, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1900–79, British admiral: viceroy of India 1947; governor general of India 1947–48.
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Mountbatten (maʊntˈbætən)
Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas), 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1900--79, British naval commander; great-grandson of Queen Victoria. During World War II he was supreme allied commander in SE Asia (1943--46). He was the last viceroy of India (1947) and governor general (1947--48); killed by an IRA bomb

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