Who served as the Prime Minister of the UK in the 1830s?
Lord Grey led the Government from 1830 to 1834. He was succeeded by Lord Melbourne upon his resignation. Melbourne led the Government following the resignation of his predecessor in July 1834.
Who was a British prime minister in the 18th century?
The first prime minister was Robert Walpole in the early 18th century (Dickinson 1973).
Who was prime minister during Queen Anne’s reign?
Between 1711 and 1714 he served as Lord High Treasurer, effectively Queen Anne’s chief minister….Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer.
|The Right Honourable The Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer KG PC FRS|
|Succeeded by||Henry Boyle|
|Speaker of the House of Commons|
|In office February 1701 – 25 October 1705|
|Monarch||William III Anne|
Who was the prime minister in 1800s?
|Whig (16) Tory (10) Conservative (19) Liberal (7) Labour (6) National Labour (1) Peelite (1)||Monarch|
|Title Prime Minister Office (Lifespan)||Term of office & mandate Duration in years and days|
|William Pitt the Younger (1759–1806)||10 May 1804||George III 1760–1820|
|1 year and 259 days|
Who was the Prime Minister before Thatcher?
List of prime ministers
|Name||Time in office||Political party|
|Tony Blair||1997 – 2007||Labour|
|John Major||1990 – 1997||Conservative|
|Margaret Thatcher||1979 – 1990||Conservative|
|James Callaghan||1976 – 1979||Labour|
Was Queen Anne a Whig or Tory?
For the first half of Anne’s reign, Whig policies were dominant. The duke of Marlborough’s victories set off a wave of nationalistic pride and forced even Tories to concede the wisdom of a land war.
When did Britain get its first prime minister?
In 1905, the post of prime minister was officially given recognition in the order of precedence. Modern historians generally consider Sir Robert Walpole, who led the government of Great Britain for over twenty years from 1721, as the first prime minister.