Bar·ing (bârʹĭng), Alexander. First Baron Ashburton. 1774-1848.
British financier and public official who concluded the treaty between Great Britain and the United States that defined the border between Canada and Maine (1842).

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  • Alexander Baring, 4th Baron Ashburton — Alexander Hugh Baring, 4th Baron Ashburton (4 May 1835 ndash; 18 July 1889) was a British landowner and politician.Baring was the son of Francis Baring, 3rd Baron Ashburton (1800 1868) and his wife Hortense Eugenie Claire Maret (c. 1812 1882). He …   Wikipedia

  • Baring Plantation, Maine — Baring Plantation is a plantation in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 273 at the 2000 census. The plantation is named for Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, the British negotiator of the Webster Ashburton Treaty… …   Wikipedia

  • Baring — Baring, 1) Daniel Eberhard, geb. 1690 zu Oberg im Hildesheimischen, Bibliothekar zu Hannover; st. 1753. Er schr.: Versuch einer Kirchen u. Literaturgeschichte Hannovers, 1748; Clavis diplomatica, Hannover 1737 u. 1754. 2) John, Sohn von Franz B …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Baring — (spr. bǟ ), Sir Francis, Gründer des Londoner Bankhauses Baring Brothers and Co. (1770), geb. 18. April 1740 in Larkbear bei Exeter, wohin sein Vater Johann B. aus Bremen ausgewandert war, gest. 11. Sept. 1810, übte als Parlamentsmitglied seit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Baring — Baring, engl. Familie, berühmt als Gründer und Inhaber der ersten Privatbank Europas, sowie durch Staatsmänner, stammt von Johann Baring, einem bremischen Predigerssohne, der im vorigen Jahrh. nach England auswanderte und in Exeter ein kleines… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Alexander Mantashev — (Armenian: Ալեքսանդր Մանթաշյան, Aleksandr Mantashian; Russian: Александр Иванович Манташев, Aleksandr Ivanovich Mantashev; March 3, 1842 – April 19, 1911 and was buried on April 30 in the Armenian Pantheon of Tbilisi) was a prominent Armenian oil …   Wikipedia

  • Baring family — ▪ British merchants       British family whose banking and commercial house played a principal role in British overseas lending for two centuries.       John Baring emigrated from Bremen to England and started a small wool business near Exeter in …   Universalium

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