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William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

1738 - 1809

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William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, (14 April 1738 – 30 October 1809) was a British Whig and then a Tory politician during the late Georgian era. He served as Chancellor of the University of Oxford (1792–1809) and twice as the Prime Minister of Great Britain (1783) and then of the United Kingdom (1807–1809). The 26 years between his two terms as Prime Minister is the longest gap between terms of office of any British Prime Minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland has received more than 522,275 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland is the 7,223rd most popular politician (up from 8,127th in 2019), the 1,573rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,713th in 2019) and the 263rd most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland ranks 7,223 out of 15,710Before him are Laimdota Straujuma, Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Robert Surcouf, Tudḫaliya I, Madius, and Jan Peter Balkenende. After him are Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, Ernest, Duke of Bavaria, Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan, Uthong, Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, and Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1738, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland ranks 13Before him are Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Thomas Abbt, Ethan Allen, Johann Hermann, and Aleijadinho. After him are Benjamin West, Arthur Phillip, Jacques François Dugommier, Jacques Delille, Adolphus Frederick IV, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and John Singleton Copley. Among people deceased in 1809, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland ranks 12Before him are Nicolai Abildgaard, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, August Ludwig von Schlözer, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, François Laurent d'Arlandes, and Matthew Boulton. After him are Leopold Auenbrugger, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, Ueda Akinari, Archduke Karl of Austria-Este, Meriwether Lewis, and Augustin Pajou.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland ranks 1,573 out of 6,924Before him are Malcolm McLaren (1946), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), Elizabeth Hurley (1965), Sam Worthington (1976), Roger Byrne (1929), and Paul Scholes (1974). After him are Elvis Costello (1954), Eileen Atkins (1934), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), Kate Sheppard (1848), Alvin Lee (1944), and Owain Glyndŵr (1359).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland ranks 263Before him are Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (1473), Catherine Ashton (1956), George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), and Ælle of Sussex (500). After 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).