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Life of William Pitt, late prime minister of Great Britain

Life of William Pitt, late prime minister of Great Britain

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Published by Watts in Phil .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prime ministers,
  • Biography

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA483.P6 L5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [5]-242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25413139M
    LC Control Number33000321

    William Pitt was the prime minister and secretary for great Britain in while the french and Indian war was going on Asked in History of England, UK History, Brad Pitt, Celebrity Births. American History. sarah's test. STUDY. Which prime minister of Great Britain developed a plan to win the war? William Pitt. Where did a large force of French soldiers and Indian warriors wait for Washington and his men? Fort Duquesne. Which British commander was given the key of .

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      Pitt the Younger was the second son of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, who served as Prime Minister between and Educated at home until he the talented young William . William Pitt, the Elder - William Pitt, the Elder - Leadership during Seven Years’ War: The outbreak of the Seven Years’ War gave Pitt his supreme opportunity for statesmanship. The war began with heavy losses and considerable confusion of policy. The popular demand for Pitt became irresistible, and he declared, “I am sure I can save this country, and nobody else can.”.


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Last Updated: See Article History. William Pitt, the Younger, (bornHayes, Kent, England—died JanuLondon), British prime minister (–, –06) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars.

He had considerable influence in strengthening the office of the prime minister. William Pitt, the Elder, British statesman, twice virtual prime minister (–61, –68), who secured the transformation of his country into an imperial power.

Pitt was born in London of a distinguished family. His mother, Lady Harriet Villiers, daughter of Viscount Grandison, belonged to the.

As William Pitt the Younger has 2 immediate distinctions, Britain's youngest ever Prime Minister and the only Prime Minister to have been the son of a Prime Minister, one would immediately assume that the great fortune of entering office at such an early age is undoubtedly related to the second/5(93).

Life of William Pitt, late prime minister of Great Britain Item Preview Life of William Pitt, late prime minister of Great Britain. Publication date Topics Pitt, William,Prime ministers Publisher Phil., Watts Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsorPages: As William Pitt the Younger Life of William Pitt 2 immediate distinctions, Britain's youngest ever Prime Minister and the only Prime Minister to have been the son of a Prime Minister, one would immediately assume that the great fortune of entering office at such an early age is undoubtedly related to the second/5(92).

Having read "Pitt the Younger" by Robin Reilly, I wanted to review the life of other Prime Ministers and immediately turned to the biography of Pitt's father (called Pitt the Elder) who had also been a Prime Minister of Britain (from until ). This book is a biography of Pitt Cited by: 6.

United Kingdom - United Kingdom - William Pitt the Younger: Pitt lived and died a bachelor, totally obsessed with political office. He was clever, single-minded, confident of his own abilities, and a natural politician.

But perhaps his greatest asset in the early s was his youth. He had entered Parliament in and was just 24 when he became first minister in Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Volume 1 Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope: Author: Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope: Publisher: John Murray, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Nov 3.

Hague says that few people in this country today know much about William Pitt the younger, except that he drank up to three bottles of port a day, became prime minister at William Pitt the Younger was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries.

He became the youngest Prime Minister of Great Britain in at the age of 24 and the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom as of January William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham died Pitt, the Prime Minister and other jobs during the French and Indian War, also known as the Seven Years War.

His pushing for a victory over France made Britain the world power. Pitt and Pittsburgh would be named for him. William Pitt the Younger (28 May – 23 January ) was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in at the age of He left office inbut was Prime Minister again from until his death in He was also the Chancellor of the Exchequer throughout his by: Life of William Pitt, late prime minister of Great Britain: with biographical notices of his principal friends and illustrious contemporaries.

Publisher: [Philadelphia]: Printed for J. Watts, Philadelphia, J. Osborne, New York, and all other respectable booksellers.,   The second son of the Earl of Chatham (Pitt the Elder) was a child prodigy.

He was admitted to Cambridge at elected to Parliament at age 21 and appointed Prime Minister at age Twenty-two years later, of which twenty were spent as Prime Minister, Pitt died at age William Hague was something of a prodigy himself.5/5(4). William Pitt, the Younger - William Pitt, the Younger - Pitt’s second ministry, – Pitt’s second ministry was weaker than the first, for the Addington group, as well as others, went into opposition.

The Third Coalition against Napoleon’s France—an alliance with Russia, Sweden, and Austria engineered by Pitt—collapsed after the battles of Ulm and Austerlitz inand the.

William Pitt the Younger was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in at the age of 24 (although the term Prime Minister was not then used). He left office inbut was Prime Minister again from until his death in /5(1). William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, PC, FRS (15 November – 11 May ) 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 en: 5, including Hester, John, William. Life of William Pitt, late prime minister of Great Britain: with biographical notices of his principal friends and illustrious contemporaries.

Publisher: Philadelphia: John Watts, It goes on to describe the strategies employed by William Pitt, the then Prime Minister of Great Britain and how his relentless pursuit to retain colonies in the New World led to the success of the British forces/5(91).

William Pitt the Younger (28 May – 23 January ) was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

He became the youngest Prime Minister in at the age of He left office inbut was Prime Minister again from until his death in He was also the Chancellor of the Exchequer throughout his premiership.

One of Britain's most hated taxes, which had been in force for more than years, was finally abolished on this day.

J ; Events in the Life of William Pitt the Younger. William Pitt the Younger becomes the youngest ever British Prime Minister at age William Pitt the Younger (28 May – 23 January ) was a British politician of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth was Chancellor of the Exchequer from –, – and – He was Prime Minister from toand again from until his death.

He is known as "William Pitt the Younger" to distinguish him from his father, William Pitt the Born: 28 MayHayes, Kent, England. William Pitt the Younger was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries.

He became the youngest UK Prime Minister in .