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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle

1693 - 1768

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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, (21 July 1693 – 17 November 1768) was a British Whig statesman, whose official life extended throughout the Whig supremacy of the 18th century. He is commonly known as the Duke of Newcastle.A protégé of Sir Robert Walpole, he served under him for more than 20 years until 1742. He held power with his brother, Prime Minister Henry Pelham, until 1754. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle has received more than 388,305 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle is the 6,721st most popular politician (down from 6,302nd in 2019), the 1,476th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,331st in 2019) and the 239th most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 6,721 out of 15,710Before him are Kim Seong-su, Raymond du Puy, Ordoño IV of León, Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria, Abu Sa'id Mirza, and Princess Louise Amelie of Baden. After him are Baldwin III, Count of Flanders, Letsie III of Lesotho, Hans-Jochen Vogel, Susanna Agnelli, Francisco Guterres, and Peter Mutharika.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1693, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 8Before him are Anna of Russia, James Bradley, John Harrison, Anne Sophie Reventlow, Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, and Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sofie of Neuburg. After him are Georg Rafael Donner, Abul Khair Khan, Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin, and John Lombe. Among people deceased in 1768, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 9Before him are Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Laurence Sterne, Nicola Porpora, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe, and Georg Brandt. After him are Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Francesco Maria Veracini, François de Cuvilliés, Michel Blavet, and Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 1,476 out of 6,924Before him are Christopher Isherwood (1904), Mary Leakey (1913), Lennox Lewis (1965), Vera Brittain (1893), William Cullen (1710), and Ciarán Hinds (1953). After him are Peter Shaffer (1926), Clive Barker (1952), Norman Davies (1939), Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild (1936), Fletcher Christian (1764), and Vidal Sassoon (1928).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 239Before him are Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), John Hume (1937), Jeremy Corbyn (1949), Glenda Jackson (1936), and Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914). After him are Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild (1936), Fletcher Christian (1764), Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883), Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (1373), and John Profumo (1915).