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Pitt, John, second earl of Chatham

Christopher Doorne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22330

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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 ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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