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18th Century British Politicians

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  • Brigadier Genl. Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Bt (c.1660 - 1709)
    in: Articles incorporating Cite DNB template, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, 1660 births, and 12 more Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Baronet EDIT COMMENTS SHARE Brigadier-General Sir ...
  • Cecil Weld-Forester, MP & 1st Baron Forester of Willey Park (1767 - 1828)
    From Wikipedia: Cecil Weld-Forester, 1st Baron Forester (baptised 7 April 1767 – 23 May 1828) was a Tory British Member of Parliament and later peer. Biography Born Cecil Forester and baptised ...
  • William Pitt. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1759 - 1806)
    "Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves." (speech to Parliament 1783). He was unmarried and left no children.
  • William Ashe (1715 - 1750)
    " ASHE, William (?1714-50), of Heytesbury, Wilts. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
  • Edward Meux Worsley (1747 - 1782)
    " WORSLEY, Edward Meux (1747-82), of Gatcombe, Hants. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964

18th Century British Politicians

Image Right - George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave, Viscount Chewton, PC, ADC (23 November 1751 – 22 October 1789) British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1780.

Image by Richard Earlom - Public Domain, Wiki Commons

It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list below and the umbrella project British Politicians


William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen


John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton

John Campbell, 2nd Earl of Breadalbane and Holland

Heinrich von Brühl

Sir Thomas Burnett, 3rd Baronet


Archibald Campbell (British Army officer)

James Campbell of Inverneill

Adam Cockburn, Lord Ormiston

William Colepeper

Elisha Cooke,

Robert Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore


Sir James Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet

William Dalrymple (politician)

Charles Dickson

Archibald Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas

Henry Drummond of the Grange -Hants

Robert Dundas of Arniston, the elder

George Charles Dyhern


Giles Earle (politician)

Alexander Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton

John Erskine of Cardross


Mikhail Mikhailovich Golitsyn


Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun

Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont


John Mackenzie, Lord MacLeod

Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville

Thomas Miller, Lord Glenlee

Thomas Muir of Huntershill


Patrick Lyon of Auchterhouse

William Pitt. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


Sir John Rous


Increase Sumner


Nicolaes Witsen



William Yonge-MP-4th Baronet

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