William pitt the younger, second son of william pitt the elder (afterward, earl of chatham) and hester pitt, 1st baroness chatham, was born in hayes, kent pitt the younger's father was an important british statesman, as was his maternal uncle, george grenville. William pitt the younger (28 may 1759 – 23 january 1806) was a british politician of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries he was chancellor of the exchequer from 1782-1783, 1783-1801 and 1804-1806. Pitt the younger arrives at the palace to confront the prince of wales, threatening to have him struck from the civil list subscribe to comedy greats for mo. William pitt, the younger: william pitt, the younger, british prime minister (1783–1801, 1804–06) during the french revolutionary and napoleonic wars he had considerable influence in strengthening the office of the prime minister william pitt was the second son of william pitt, 1st earl of chatham, a famous statesman of.
To ask other readers questions about william pitt the younger, please sign up be the first to ask a question about william pitt the younger this excellent biography first published in 1978 has aged very well despite having been highly impressed by william hague's biography of wilberforce, i. William pitt the younger (28 may 1759 – 23 january 1806) was a prominent british tory statesman of the late 18th and early 19th centuries he became the youngest british prime minister in 1783 at the age of 24 he left office in 1801, but was prime minister again from 1804 until his death in 1806. William pitt the younger was a powerful prime minister who consolidated the powers of his office though he was sometimes opposed by members of his cabinet, he helped define the role of the prime minister as the supervisor and co-ordinator of the various government departments. William pitt the younger the english statesman william pitt the younger (1759-1806) introduced important financial and administrative reforms, girded england for war against revolutionary and napoleonic france, and attempted to solve the perennial irish problem the second son of william pitt, 1st earl of chatham, the younger william pitt was born on may 28, 1759, at the family estate of.
William pitt the younger re-examines pitt's career in the light of recent research and emphasizes that it should not be stereotyped as having a `reformist' phase in the years to 1793 and a `reactionary' phase thereafter. The author, a british politician, has written a book on william wilberforce, and this book on william pitt the younger pitt, born in 1759 was born the second son to william pitt, the first earl of chatham. William pitt, the younger (28 may 1759 – 23 january 1806) was a british politician of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries he became the youngest prime minister in 1783 at the age of 24 (although at this period the term prime minister was not used.
William pitt the younger aka william pitt uk prime minister birthplace: hayes, kent, england location of death: london, england cause of death: liver failure r father: william pitt the elder (uk prime minister) mother: hester grenville pitt (b 8-nov-1720, m 16-oct-1754, d 3-apr-1803) sister: harriet pitt eliot (d 24-sep-1786. Why famous: the second son of prime minister william pitt the elder, william pitt the younger is the youngest ever british minister, aged just 24, when he was appointed by king george iii pitt's tenures as prime minister, he served 3 terms between 1783-1806, were dominated by the french revolution. 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. As william pitt, aged just 46, lay dying in the early hours of january 23, 1806, exhausted by 18 years as first minister, by alcoholism, by the stress of running an endless war and the. William pitt, the younger is parodied in in the tv series blackadder the third biography edit pitt is caricatured as a boy prime minister (portrayed by simon osborne)pitt is shown as fictionalised petulant teenager who has just come to power rather unfortunately right in the middle of (his) exams.
William pitt the younger was born on may 28, 1759, at hayes place in the village of hayes, kent, england, to william pitt, 1st earl of chatham, and his wife, hester grenville he was the second son in the family and belonged to a political background from both his parents. William pitt the younger's eighteen plus years in the house of commons required that he devote his entire life to public service pitt was a peace loving, scholarly statesman, a brilliant speaker and a financial wizard who invented several modern modes of national money management. William pitt the younger (28 may 1759 – 23 january 1806) was a british politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries he became the youngest prime minister in 1783 at the age of 24 he left office in 1801, but was prime minister again from 1804 until his death in 1806. William pitt, 1st earl of chatham, pc, frs (15 november 1708 – 11 may 1778) was a british statesman of the whig group who led the government of great britain twice in the middle of the 18th century.
The award-winning biography of william pitt the younger by william hague, the youngest leader of the tory party since pitt himself william pitt the younger was one of the most extraordinary figures in british history. Media in category william pitt the younger the following 39 files are in this category, out of 39 total. William pitt the younger's great grandfather was brig-gen edward fitzgerald william pitt the younger's great grandmother was katherine villiers william pitt the younger's great grandfather was thomas pitt william pitt the younger's great grandmother was jane pitt william pitt the younger famechain links.