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 William Pitt the Elder Sr.

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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
Memorial Site* London, City of London, Greater London, England

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Memorial ID 20300 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.

Bio by: David Conway

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 21 Feb 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20300
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/20300/william-pitt_the_elder : accessed ), memorial page for William Pitt the Elder Sr. (15 Nov 1708–11 May 1778), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20300, citing Guildhall, London, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .