1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900–79), British admiral and administrator, uncle of Britain’s Prince Philip; full name Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten. He was supreme Allied commander in Southeast Asia 1943–45; after the war, he was the last viceroy 1947 and first governor general of India 1947–48. He was killed by an IRA bomb while on his yacht.
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