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William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

1708 - 1778

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William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, (15 November 1708 – 11 May 1778) was a British statesman of the Whig group who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain in the middle of the 18th century. Historians call him Pitt of Chatham, or William Pitt the Elder, to distinguish him from his son, William Pitt the Younger, who also was a prime minister. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham has received more than 1,112,851 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham is the 6,546th most popular politician (down from 6,110th in 2019), the 1,424th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,283rd in 2019) and the 231st most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham ranks 6,546 out of 15,710Before him are Heinz Jost, Laurent Fabius, Abdon, Al-Mansur Ali, Sabinus Julianus, and Ali Bey al-Kabir. After him are Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, Meleager, Stanisław Kania, Roger III of Sicily, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, and Mithridates III of Pontus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1708, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham ranks 6Before him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, Albrecht von Haller, 7th Dalai Lama, and Pompeo Batoni. After him are Antiochus Kantemir, Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, Johann Adolf Scheibe, and Olof von Dalin. Among people deceased in 1778, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham ranks 9Before him are Voltaire, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Anna Maria Mozart, Laura Bassi, James Hargreaves, and Thomas Arne. After him are Étienne-Gabriel Morelly, Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo, Charles De Geer, and Duke Louis of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham ranks 1,424 out of 6,924Before him are Mark of Cornwall (480), Gildas (500), Rupert Everett (1959), John Guillermin (1925), Paddy Roy Bates (1921), and Herbert Pitman (1877). After him are Channing Tatum (1980), Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), Ethel Smyth (1858), Steven Runciman (1903), Arthur Machen (1863), and William George Horner (1786).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham ranks 231Before him are Arthur Drewry (1891), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), Joe Davis (1901), Henry Pelham (1694), Mark of Cornwall (480), and Herbert Pitman (1877). After him are Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), John Hume (1937), Jeremy Corbyn (1949), and Glenda Jackson (1936).