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Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington

1673 - 1743

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Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, (c.  1674 – 2 July 1743) was a British Whig statesman who served continuously in government from 1715 until his death. He sat in the English and British House of Commons between 1698 and 1728, and was then raised to the peerage and sat in the House of Lords. He served as the prime minister of Great Britain from 1742 until his death in 1743. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington has received more than 295,382 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington is the 7,440th most popular politician (down from 6,038th in 2019), the 1,623rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,268th in 2019) and the 270th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington ranks 7,440 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, James Connolly, Prince August, Duke of Dalarna, H. H. Kung, Said Halim Pasha, and Publius Decius Mus. After him are Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Rafael Casanova, Andragoras, John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony, Abdullah Khan II, and Prospero Colonna.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1673, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington ranks 12Before him are Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Rosalba Carriera, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, Johann Conrad Dippel, and Violante Beatrice of Bavaria. After him are Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Claude Gillot, René Duguay-Trouin, Countess Palatine Hedwig Elisabeth of Neuburg, Mirwais Hotak, and George Graham. Among people deceased in 1743, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington ranks 7Before him are Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, André-Hercule de Fleury, Anne Sophie Reventlow, and Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria. After him are Rafael Casanova, Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal, Jai Singh II, Augustine Washington, Karl Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington ranks 1,623 out of 6,924Before him are Alan Sillitoe (1928), William Kent (1685), James Gillray (1756), Terry Eagleton (1943), William Renshaw (1861), and James Connolly (1868). After him are Gary Glitter (1944), Christina Rossetti (1830), Matthew Festing (1949), Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694), and Eunice Gayson (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington ranks 270Before him are Owain Glyndŵr (1359), William Hamilton (1730), Beorhtric of Wessex (800), Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), Lord Guildford Dudley (1536), and James Connolly (1868). After him are Matthew Festing (1949), Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773), Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694), Edward the Exile (1016), James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (1812), and Louise, Princess Royal (1867).