Louis Mountbatten, 1st Yerl Mountbatten o Burma

Admiral o the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Yerl Mountbatten o Burma, KG, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS[1] (born Prince Louis o Battenberg; 25 Juin 1900 – 27 August 1979) wis a Breetish naval officer an statesman, an uncle o Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh, an seicont cuisin ance remuived o Queen Elizabeth II.

The Yerl Mountbatten o Burma

Lord Mountbatten Naval in colour Allan Warren.jpg
The Yerl Mountbatten o Burma, 1976
Photograph bi Allan Warren
First Sea Laird
In office
18 Apryle 1955 – 19 October 1959
Prime MeenisterAnthony Eden
Harold Macmillan
Precedit biRhoderick McGrigor
Succeedit biCharles Lambe
Govrenor-General o Indie
In office
15 August 1947 – 21 Juin 1948
MonarchGeorge VI
Prime MeenisterJawaharlal Nehru
Precedit biHimsel (Viceroy o Indie)
Succeedit biChakravarti Rajagopalachari
Viceroy o Indie
In office
12 Februar 1947 – 15 August 1947
MonarchGeorge VI
Precedit biThe Viscount Wavell
Succeedit biHimsel (Govrenor General o Indie)
Personal details
BornPrince Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas o Battenberg
25 Juin 1900(1900-06-25)
Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, Ingland
Dee'd27 August 1979(1979-08-27) (aged 79)
Mullaghmore, Coonty Sligo, Ireland
Spoose(s)Edwina Ashley (m. 1922; d. 1960)
Alma materChrist's College, Cambridge
ProfessionNaval officer
Militar service
Service/branchRyal Navy
Years o service1913–65
RankAdmiral o the Fleet
CommandsChief o the Defence Staff (1959–65)
First Sea Laird (1955–59)
Mediterranean Fleet (1952–54)
Fowert Sea Laird (1950–52)
Supreme Allied Commander, Sooth East Asie Command (1943–46)
Chief o Combined Operations (1941–43)
HMS Illustrious (1941)
HMS Kelly (1939–41)
HMS Wishart (1934–36)
HMS Daring (1934)
Battles/warsFirst Warld War
Seicont Warld War
AwairdsKnicht o the Gairten
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath
Member o the Order o Meerit
Knicht Grand Commander o the Order o the Starn o Indie
Knicht Grand Commander o the Order o the Indie Empire
Knicht Grand Cross o the Ryal Victorian Order
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches


  1. Zuckerman (1981), pp. 354–366.


  • Zuckerman, Lord (November 1981). "Earl Mountbatten of Burma, KG, OM 25 June 1900 – 27 August 1979". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 27: 354–366. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1981.0014. JSTOR 769876.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)