List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom


List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom

This is a list of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, and its predecessor state the Kingdom of Great Britain, from when the first Prime Minister (in the modern sense), Robert Walpole, took office in 1721, until the present day. The office is currently held by Gordon Brown.TOCleft__NOTOC__

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18th century Prime Ministers

Prime Ministers during the 18th century were Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Great Britain (formed by the Acts of Union 1707 and comprising England and Wales and Scotland). Robert Harley and Sidney Godolphin had formed governments during the reign of Queen Anne but are not considered to be Prime Ministers.

21st century Prime Ministers

Timelines

* Graphical list of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom
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* Graphical list of Prime Ministers showing birth, death and political career of each Prime Minister from Palmerston to Brown
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See also

* Historical rankings of British Prime Ministers
* Records of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom
* List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom by longevity
* List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom by term length
* List of UK Prime Ministers' Burial Places
* List of fictional British Prime Ministers
* List of British Prime Ministers by nicknames
* Spouses of the Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom
* William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath (sometimes listed as a prime minister; held office for 2 days in 1746)
* James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave (sometimes listed as a prime minister; held office for 4 days in 1757)

References

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*cite web|title=United Kingdom: Principal Ministers of the Crown: 1730-2006|author=archontology.org|url=http://www.archontology.org/nations/uk/bpm/|accessdate=2006-09-02


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