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Pitt, William [known as Pitt the younger]

J. P. W. Ehrman and Anthony Smith

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/22338

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Pitt, William [known as Pitt the younger] (1759–1806), prime minister, the fourth child and second son of William Pitt, later first earl of Chatham (1708–1778), prime minister, and his wife, Hester (1720–1803), the daughter of Richard Grenville and Hester, Countess Temple, was born at the family home, ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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