Charles Wood, 1st Viscount HalifaxCharles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax
) was an English statesman
A Liberal, Wood served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in Lord John Russell's government (1846 - 1852) and as Secretary of State for India under Lord Palmerston (1859 - 1866). He was created Viscount Halifax in 1866.
Wood was married to Mary Grey, daughter of Earl Grey. Their son, Charles Lindley, was a prominent Anglican.