The Earl De La Warr
|Prime Minister||Sir Robert Peel, Bt|
|Preceded by||The Earl of Uxbridge|
|Succeeded by||The Earl Spencer|
|Prime Minister||The Earl of Derby|
|Preceded by||The Marquess of Breadalbane|
|Succeeded by||The Viscount Sydney|
|Born||26 October 1791|
|Died||23 February 1869(aged 77)|
(m. after 1813)
|Children||10 (see below)|
|Parent(s)||John West, 4th Earl De La Warr|
|Alma mater||Brasenose College, Oxford|
George John Sackville-West, 5th Earl de la Warr, PC (26 October 1791 – 23 February 1869), styled Viscount Cantelupe until 1795, was a British courtier and Tory politician.
Sackville-West was the son of John West, 4th Earl De La Warr and Catherina Lyell, daughter of Henry Lyell, a naturalized British subject (born Henrik Leijel of the Swedish noble family Leijel, nr. 1531). He succeeded his father in the earldom in 1795 at the age of three.
Lord De La Warr served as Lord Chamberlain of the Household under Sir Robert Peel between 1841 and 1846 and under Lord Derby between 1858 and 1859. He was sworn of the Privy Council in 1841.
Lord De La Warr married Lady Elizabeth Sackville, daughter of John Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset, on 21 June 1813. They had ten children, nine of whom lived into maturity: