Reference Entry

Grenville, William Wyndham, Baron Grenville (1759-1834), prime minister

Peter J. Jupp

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Family, education, and political apprenticeship, 1759-1784 | Pitt's lieutenant, 1784-1791 | Foreign secretary, 1791-1801 | Resignation, retirement, and the return to politics, February 1801 to January 1806 | Prime minister, 1806-1807 | Leader of the whig party, 1807-1817 | Retirement and death, 1817-1834

Reference Entry.  9849 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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