Bulwer-Lytton, Neville

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Bulwer-Lytton, Neville Gender: M
Neville Stephen Bulwer-Lytton
born on 6 February 1879 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Calcutta, India, 22n32, 88e22
Timezone LMT m88e22 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 16°42' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°45 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 07°54'


British military officer and artist.

He was a son of Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton and grandson of the famous novelists, Edward Bulwer-Lytton and Rosina Doyle Wheeler.

He was educated at Eton College and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. During World War I, Neville Lytton served as an officer on the Western Front and saw active duty at both the Somme and Amiens. For his service the French Government decorated him with the Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

Shortly after the end of the war both Britain's Imperial War Museum, and France's Musée de Guerre acquired examples of his art. From approximately 1900 to 1940 Lytton exhibited his art at such major venues as Alpine Club Gallery, Beaux Arts Gallery, the Dowdeswell Galleries, the Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool), the New English Art Club, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and at the Royal Academy, London.

He competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal in the real tennis competition. In 1911, 1912 and 1913 he was international amateur tennis champion.

Neville Lytton succeeded his brother as the 3rd Earl of Lytton in 1947 and was himself succeeded by his son in 1951. Neville Bulwer-Lytton died on 9 February 1951.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes his father's letter in "Personal & Literary Letters of Robert, First Earl of Lytton" by Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, Earl of Lytton (Longmans, Green, 1906), p. 140: "Lady Lytton has presented me with a younger son, who was born at 2 AM last (Wednesday) night, while a great State ball was going on at Government House."


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Sports : Tennis