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 William Pitt the Elder, Sr

William Pitt the Elder, Sr

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 11 May 1778 (aged 69)
Hayes, London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England
Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 1383 · View Source
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British Political Leader. He was the son of the fabulously rich "Diamond" Pitt, and a notable orator and political leader during a critical period of Parliamentary ascendancy in British government. He died following a collapse in the House of Lords while opposing a motion to stop the American War of Independence.

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Pitt the Elder, Sr (15 Nov 1708–11 May 1778), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1383, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .