Henry Pelham

1694 - 1754

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Henry Pelham (25 September 1694 – 6 March 1754) was a British Whig statesman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1743 until his death in 1754. He was the younger brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, who served in Pelham's government and succeeded him as prime minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Pelham has received more than 283,888 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Pelham is the 6,510th most popular politician (up from 6,772nd in 2019), the 1,416th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,424th in 2019) and the 228th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Pelham ranks 6,510 out of 15,710Before him are Sin-shumu-lishir, Janaka, Khabul Khan, Armand de Périgord, Tokugawa Ienobu, and Vukan Nemanjić. After him are Khutughtu Khan Kusala, Philibert Tsiranana, Wu Peifu, John Henry, Margrave of Moravia, Duke Alexander of Württemberg, and Tudhaliya II.

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Among people born in 1694, Henry Pelham ranks 10Before him are Leonardo Leo, Louis-Claude Daquin, Francis Hutcheson, Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Paul of the Cross, and Georg Brandt. After him are Theodore of Corsica, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, Johan Helmich Roman, and Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach. Among people deceased in 1754, Henry Pelham ranks 9Before him are Abraham de Moivre, Ludvig Holberg, Henry Fielding, Maria Anna of Austria, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, and Jacopo Riccati. After him are Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este, Edward Cave, Wu Jingzi, Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Philippe Néricault Destouches, and James Gibbs.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Pelham ranks 1,416 out of 6,924Before him are David Purley (1945), Joe Davis (1901), Richard J. Roberts (1943), Edward Young (1683), Joseph Boxhall (1884), and Rupert Sheldrake (1942). After him are Frederic Bartlett (1886), Mark of Cornwall (480), Gildas (500), Rupert Everett (1959), John Guillermin (1925), and Paddy Roy Bates (1921).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry Pelham ranks 228Before him are Chris Patten (1944), Ceawlin of Wessex (600), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), Arthur Drewry (1891), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), and Joe Davis (1901). After him are Mark of Cornwall (480), Herbert Pitman (1877), William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708), Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), and Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810).