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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle

1693 - 1768

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme, (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 272,284 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,346th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 6,308 out of 14,801Before him are Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Manuel Fraga, Stephen, Count Palatine of Simmern-Zweibrücken, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Malam Bacai Sanhá, and Lý Thái Tổ. After him are Bezmiâlem Sultan, Józef Cyrankiewicz, Empress Masako, Jürgen Moltmann, Mikhail of Tver, and Danielle Mitterrand.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1693, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 6Before him are Pope Clement XIII, Anna of Russia, James Bradley, John Harrison, and Anne Sophie Reventlow. After him are Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin, and John Lombe. Among people deceased in 1768, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 8Before him are Marie Leszczyńska, Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Laurence Sterne, Nicola Porpora, Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, and Georg Brandt. After him are Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe, Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Francesco Maria Veracini, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Michel Blavet, and François de Cuvilliés.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 1,333 out of 5,347Before him are Greer Garson (1904), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Stephen Fry (1957), Ian Callaghan (1942), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), and Gareth Bale (1989). After him are R. D. Laing (1927), James McAvoy (1979), Warren Hastings (1732), Svein Knutsson (1016), James Connolly (1868), and Vinnie Jones (1965).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle ranks 215Before him are John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (1384), Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia (1945), Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland (1504), Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900), and Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836). After him are Warren Hastings (1732), Svein Knutsson (1016), James Connolly (1868), Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341), Cerdic of Wessex (467), and Charlie Whiting (1952).