William Pitt

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Portrait of William Pitt the Younger.
William Pitt the Younger - British prime minister (May 28, 1759 Hayes near Bromley, Kent, Great Britain - January 23, 1806)

He served as Prime Minister from 1783 to 1801, and again from 1804 until his death. He is known as William Pitt the Younger to distinguish him from his father, William Pitt the Elder, who also served as Prime Minister of Great Britain.


  • Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition. Pitt, William. (1910–1911).

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