William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

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William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: October 30, 1809 (71)
Bulstrode Park
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William 2nd Duke of Portland William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland and Margaret Bentinck, Duchess of Portland
Husband of Dorothy Bentinck, Duchess of Portland
Father of William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland; Lord William Bentinck, Governor-General of India; Charlotte Greville, Lady; Lord William Charles Augustus Cavendish-Bentinck, Lord; Maj.-Gen. Lord Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and 1 other
Brother of Lady Elizabeth Thynne, Marchioness of Bath; Lady Henrietta Grey, Lady; Lady Margaret Bentinck; Lady Frances Bentinck and Lord Edward Charles Cavendish-Bentinck
Half brother of william bentinck 4th duke of portland

Occupation: British Whig and Tory statesman, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1783); Prime Minister of the UK (1807-09), Prime Minister
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About William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, KG, PC, FRS was a British Whig and Tory statesman, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Prime Minister of Great Britain, serving in 1783 and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1807 to 1809. The 24 years between his two terms as Prime Minister is the longest gap between terms of office of any Prime Minister. He was known before 1762 by the courtesy title Marquess of Titchfield. He held a title of every degree of British nobility—Duke, Marquess, Earl, Viscount, and Baron. He is also a great-great-great-grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II through her maternal grandmother.








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William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland's Timeline

April 14, 1738
Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, England
June 24, 1768
Age 30
London, England
September 14, 1774
Age 36
Buckinghamshire, England
October 3, 1775
Age 37
Welbeck Abbey, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, England
March 18, 1778
Age 39
October 3, 1780
Age 42
Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, England
November 21, 1781
Age 43
October 30, 1809
Age 71
Bulstrode Park
November 9, 1809
Age 71