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Donald Mackenzie Wallace, 1841-1919

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1841.11.11
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Date of Death: 1919.01.10
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Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace was a diplomat, author and journalist.


Wallace was diplomatic private secretary and aide-de-camp to the Viceroys of India from1884-1889. He was knighted in 1887.

Publications include Russia ... With an autobiographical memoir, London [1887].

During the 1890s, he was chief foreign editor of the London Times. He was also editor of 10th edition of the Encyclopaedia Brittannica, and it was partly in this capacity that he was in contact with JW.


Who's Who, 1898, London, 1898; National Library of Scotland, on-line catalogue, (accessed 2005).