John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane


John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane

John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane KT PC FRS (26 October 1796 – 8 November 1862), was a Scottish nobleman and politician.

He was styled as Lord Glenorchy until 1831, Earl of Ormelie from 1831 to 1834 and Marquess of Breadalbane from 1834. He was appointed a Knight of the Thistle in 1838 and a Privy Counsellor in 1848.

He was Member of Parliament for Okehampton from 1820 to 1826, and for Perthshire in 1832. He was Lord Lieutenant of Argyllshire from 1839 to 1862.

He entertained Queen Victoria at Taymouth Castle in 1842, and was a supporter of the Free Church of Scotland during the disruption in the 1840s. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society from 1834.


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