CHIEF OF CLAN CAMPBELL





The Personal Coat of Arms of the Duke of Argyll
MACCAILEIN MOR

THE DUKE of ARGYLL
Hereditary Chief of the Clan Campbell
Inveraray Castle
Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland





The Duke and Duchess of Argyll at Inveraray Castle
The Duke and Duchess of Argyll at Inveraray Castle
Photo by David A. Stedman ©2003

The 28th MacCailein Mor, the 35th Chief of Clan Campbell, His Grace, the Duke of Argyll was born Torquhil Ian Campbell on 29 May 1968. The 13th Duke of Argyll is the son of Sir Ian Campbell, 12th Duke of Argyll and Iona Mary Colquhoun, the daughter of Sir Ivar Iain Colquhoun of Luss 8th BTChief of Clan Colquhoun

He was styled Earl of Campbell (heir apparent of the Marquess of Lorne) between 29 May 1968 and 7 April 1973. 
He was styled Marquess of Lorne (heir apparent of the Duke of Argyll) between 7 April 1973 and 21 April 2001.

His Grace, the Duke, as his father before him, was educated at Glenalmond College, Perthshire, Scotland. He then went on to theRoyal Agricultural College, Cirencester, where he was awarded a diploma in Rural Estate Management. Prior to that, from 1980 to 1983, he had been a Page of Honour to Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II. On leaving Cirencester, he took up a post as Assistant Land Agent for the Duke of Buccleuch at the Buccleuch Estates near Selkirk in the Scottish Borders where he remained from 1991 to 1993. The following two years were spent in London working as a sales manager for the Grosvenor House Hotel. Then in 1995 he joined the French Pernod Ricard, drinks empire and went to Hong Kong as marketing manager to one of their subsidiary companies, Casella Far East. He is still working for Pernod Ricard as International Regional Manager for their subsidiary Chivas Brothers Ltd., a company exporting the group's Scotch whiskies throughout the world. Based in London, he spends much of his time abroad in the Far East. 

He succeeded to the title of 23rd Lord Campbell [S., 1445] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 22nd Earl of Argyll [S., 1457] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 22nd Lord Lorne [S., 1470] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 16th Lord of Kintyre [S., 1626] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 15th Baronet Campbell, of Lundie [N.S., 1627] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 13th Earl of Campbell and Cowall [S., 1701] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 13th Viscount of Lochow and Glenyla [S., 1701] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 13th Duke of Argyll [S., 1701] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 13th Marquess of Kintyre and Lorn [S., 1701] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 13th Lord of Inveraray, Mull, Morvern and Tiree [S., 1701] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron Sundridge, of Coomb Bank, Kent [G.B., 1766] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 10th Baron Hamilton of Hameldon, co. Leicester [G.B., 1776] on 21 April 2001.
He succeeded to the title of 6th Duke of Argyll [U.K., 1892] on 21 April 2001.


 

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