Henry Pelham

1694 - 1754

Henry Pelham

Henry Pelham (25 September 1694 – 6 March 1754) was a British Whig statesman, who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 27 August 1743 until his death. 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 230,399 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,819th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Pelham ranks 6,778 out of 14,801Before him are Bernhard Schmidt, Ramón Grau, Ivan Susanin, Raymond du Puy, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, and Owain Glyndŵr. After him are Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Sonia Gandhi, Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, Ramón Serrano Suñer, and Gerry Adams.

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Among people born in 1694, Henry Pelham ranks 11Before him are Louis-Claude Daquin, Francis Hutcheson, Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Paul of the Cross, Georg Brandt, and Theodore of Corsica. After him are Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach, George Edwards, and Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington. Among people deceased in 1754, Henry Pelham ranks 10Before him are Christian Wolff, Maria Anna of Austria, Henry Fielding, Jacopo Riccati, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, and Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este. After him are Edward Cave and Wu Jingzi.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Pelham ranks 1,426 out of 5,347Before him are Patrick Head (1946), David Bradley (1942), Robert Darwin (1766), Orderic Vitalis (1075), Adam Sedgwick (1785), and Elsa Lanchester (1902). After him are Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), Gerry Adams (1948), John Ball (1338), Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), Thomas Sydenham (1624), and Edward the Exile (1016).

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