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 William Pitt the Younger

William Pitt the Younger

Birth
Hayes, London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England
Death 23 Jan 1806 (aged 46)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 1270 · View Source
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Prime Minister Of England, 1783-1801, 1804-1806. Political prodigy, sone of Earl of Chatham (q.v.), who became Britain's youngest Prime Minister (aged 24). He played an important part in British politics throughout the period following the French Revolution. His last words were, according to some, 'My country! how I leave my country!'. According to others, they were 'I could do with one of Bellamy's veal pies'.

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1270
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Pitt the Younger (28 May 1759–23 Jan 1806), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1270, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .