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 337,594 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Henry Pelham is the 8,118th most popular politician (down from 6,502nd in 2019), the 1,681st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,414th in 2019) and the 269th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Pelham ranks 8,118 out of 15,577Before him are Otto, Duke of Burgundy, Princess Françoise of Orléans, Mstislav Mstislavich, Baldwin II, Count of Hainaut, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, and Demetrius the Fair. After him are Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans, Louis III, Elector Palatine, Bongsang of Goguryeo, Foday Sankoh, and Adelaide of Hungary.

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Among people born in 1694, Henry Pelham ranks 13Before him are Louis-Claude Daquin, Paul of the Cross, Georg Brandt, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Theodore of Corsica, and Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. After him are Leopold, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, Johan Helmich Roman, Augustine Washington, Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach, René Louis de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson, and Daniel Gran. Among people deceased in 1754, Henry Pelham ranks 9Before him are Abraham de Moivre, Ludvig Holberg, Maria Anna of Austria, Henry Fielding, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, and Jacopo Riccati. After him are Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este, Edward Cave, Nicolai Eigtved, Wu Jingzi, Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and Philippe Néricault Destouches.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Pelham ranks 1,681 out of 7,765Before him are Michael Owen (1979), Harold Bride (1890), June Almeida (1930), John Bevis (1695), John Rolfe (1585), and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1516). After him are Elias Ashmole (1617), Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838), Havelock Ellis (1859), Clive Burr (1957), Archibald Leitch (1865), and Alan Walker (1997).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry Pelham ranks 269Before him are Catherine Ashton (1956), Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694), Owain Glyndŵr (1359), Mark of Cornwall (480), Gytha of Wessex (1053), and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1516). After him are William Hamilton (1730), Louise, Princess Royal (1867), James Connolly (1868), Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild (1936), Eystein II of Norway (1125), and Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom (1768).