George Grenville

1712 - 1770

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George Grenville (14 October 1712 – 13 November 1770) was a British Whig statesman who rose to the position of Prime Minister of Great Britain. Grenville was born into an influential political family and first entered Parliament in 1741 as an MP for Buckingham. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Grenville has received more than 462,309 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). George Grenville is the 8,840th most popular politician (down from 7,021st in 2019), the 1,843rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,524th in 2019) and the 295th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, George Grenville ranks 8,840 out of 15,577Before him are Alvise I Mocenigo, Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky, Viktoria Brezhneva, Stephen the Posthumous, Yangwon of Goguryeo, and Michel de l'Hôpital. After him are Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence, Aga Khan I, Béni Kállay, Minamoto no Yoshiie, Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia, and Wala of Corbie.

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Among people born in 1712, George Grenville ranks 14Before him are Jacques Claude Marie Vincent de Gournay, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Pauline Félicité de Mailly-Nesle, Francesco Algarotti, Tokugawa Ieshige, and Toriyama Sekien. After him are Charles-Michel de l'Épée, Johann Samuel König, Konrad Ernst Ackermann, Claude Bourgelat, Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen, and Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1770, George Grenville ranks 12Before him are Suzuki Harunobu, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, Jean-Antoine Nollet, George Whitefield, and James Stirling. After him are Francesco Araja, Charles Avison, and Georg Dionysius Ehret.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, George Grenville ranks 1,843 out of 7,765Before him are Anne Lister (1791), Jimmy Somerville (1961), Raymond Williams (1921), Arthur Percival (1887), Arthur Phillip (1738), and John Webster (1578). After him are Ronald Colman (1891), Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester (1355), Hamnet Shakespeare (1585), Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836), Lady Hester Stanhope (1776), and Tony Sheridan (1940).

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