Reference Entry

Pitt, John, second earl of Chatham (1756-1835), army officer

Christopher Doorne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Pitt, John, second earl of Chatham (1756-1835), army officer, was born on 9 October 1756 at Hayes, Kent, the eldest son of the politician William Pitt the elder, first earl of Chatham (1708-1778), and his wife, Hester, née Grenville (1720-1803), the daughter of Richard Grenville of Wotton Hall, Buckinghamshire, and ...

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