William Pitt the Younger

1759 - 1806

William Pitt the Younger

William Pitt the Younger (28 May 1759 – 23 January 1806) was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He became the youngest prime minister of Great Britain in 1783 at the age of 24 and the first prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland as of January 1801. He left office in March 1801, but served as prime minister again from 1804 until his death in 1806. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Pitt the Younger has received more than 1,888,866 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,841st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William Pitt the Younger ranks 2,823 out of 14,801Before him are Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, Lee Teng-hui, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Artavasdes II of Armenia, Liu Bian, and Yitzhak Navon. After him are Seleucus IV Philopator, Gustav Heinemann, Edvard Kardelj, Abd al-Mu'min, Louis II of Anjou, and Demetrius II Nicator.

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Among people born in 1759, William Pitt the Younger ranks 8Before him are Georges Danton, Joseph Fouché, Mary Wollstonecraft, Robert Burns, Maria Feodorovna, and Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia. After him are Clotilde of France, Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Friedrich August Wolf, Maria Theresia von Paradis, and Aloys I, Prince of Liechtenstein. Among people deceased in 1806, William Pitt the Younger ranks 14Before him are Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, William V, Prince of Orange, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, and Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick. After him are Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Johann Christoph Adelung, Nicolas Leblanc, Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, Mungo Park, and Thomas-Alexandre Dumas.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Pitt the Younger ranks 636 out of 5,347Before him are Christian Bale (1974), Robert Grosseteste (1175), Frank Williams (1942), John Mayall (1933), Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866). After him are George Darwin (1845), Joan Collins (1933), Peter Finch (1916), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Edgar Adrian (1889), and Christopher Nolan (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William Pitt the Younger ranks 111Before him are Henry the Young King (1155), Robert III of Scotland (1330), Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), Eadred (923), Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844), and Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005). After him are Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), James Macpherson (1736), James Callaghan (1912), William Penn (1645), John Balliol (1249), and Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915).