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British Prime Ministers since 1721

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the political leader of the country and the Head of Her Majesty's Government. The office holder is responsible for nominating all other members of the government, chairing Cabinet meetings and deciding when to call a new general election for the House of Commons.

British Prime Ministers since 1721
 

 British Prime Ministers since 1721

 

 

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Name of the Prime Minister

 

Party

 

Term in Office

 

1

Robert Walpole        

Whig

1721–1742

2

Spencer Compton                             

Whig

 1742–1743

3

Henry Pelham                              

Whig

1743–1754

4

Thomas Pelham-Holles     

Whig

1754–1756

5

William Cavendish                   

Whig

1756–1757

6

Thomas Pelham-Holles      

Whig

1757–1762

7

John Stuart,                            

Tory

 1762–1763

8

George Grenville Whig         

Whig

1763–1765

9

Charles Watson-Wentworth         

Whig

1765–1766

10

William Pitt                                   

Whig

1766–1768

11

Augustus FitzRoy           

Whig

1768–1770

12

Frederick North, Lord North

Tory

1770–1782

13

Charles Watson-Wentworth       

Whig

1782

14

William Petty                      

Whig

1782–1783

15

William Cavendish-Bentinck         

Whig

1783

16

William Pitt the Younger                

Tory

1783–1801

17

Henry Addington                              

Tory

1801–1804

18

William Pitt the Younger                

Tory

 1804–1806

19

William Grenville                              

Whig

1806–1807

20

William Cavendish-Bentinck       

Whig

1807–1809

21

Spencer Perceval                

Tory

1809–1812

22

Robert Jenkinson,                               

Tory

  1812–1827

23

George Canning                  

Tory

1827

24

Frederick John Robinson                  

Tory

1827–1828

25

Arthur Wellesley                               

Tory

1828–1830

26

Charles Grey             

Whig

1830–1834

27

William Lamb                         

Whig

1834

28

Arthur Wellesley                               

Tory

1834

29

Robert Peel             

Conservative

1834–1835

30

William Lamb                              

Whig

1835–1841

31

Robert Peel         

Conservative

1841–1846

32

John Russell                     

Whig

1846–1852

33

Edward Smith-Stanley              

Conservative

1852

34

George Hamilton-Gordon                

Peelite

1852–1855

35

Henry John Temple                 

Whig

1855–1858

36

Edward Smith-Stanley                 

Conservative

1858–1859

37

Henry John Temple                        

Liberal

1859–1865

38

John Russell,                                 

Whig

 1865–1866

39

Edward Smith-Stanley          

Conservative

1866–1868

40

Benjamin Disraeli 

Conservative

1868

41

William Ewart Gladstone          

Liberal

1868–1874

42

Benjamin Disraeli 

Conservative

1874–1880

43

William Ewart Gladstone         

Liberal

1880–1885

44

Robert Cecil                                 

Conservative

1885–1886

45

William Ewart Gladstone      

Liberal

1886

46

Robert Cecil                                       

Conservative

1886–1892

47

William Ewart Gladstone              

Liberal

1892–1894

48

Archibald Primrose                     

Liberal

1894–1895

49

Robert Cecil                                        

Conservative

1895–1902

50

Arthur Balfour       

Conservative

 1902–1905

51

Henry Campbell Bannerman          

Liberal

1905–1908

52

H. H. Asquith                

Liberal

1908–1916

53

David Lloyd George        

Liberal

1916–1922

54

Bonar Law                  

Conservative

1922–1923

55

Stanley Baldwin         

Conservative

 1923–1924

56

Ramsay MacDonald      

Labour

 1924

57

Stanley Baldwin          

Conservative

1924–1929

58

Ramsay MacDonald        

Labour

1929–1935

59

Stanley Baldwin         

Conservative

1935–1937

60

Neville Chamberlain        

Conservative

 1937–1940

61

 Winston Churchill   

Conservative

1940-1945

62

Clement R Attlee               

Labour

1945-1951

63

Winston Churchill   

Conservative

1951-1955

64

Anthony Eden   

Conservative

1955-1957

65

Harold MacMillan   

Conservative

1957-1963

66

Alec Douglas-Home   

Conservative

 1963-1964

67

Harold Wilson            

Labour

1964-1970

68

Edward Heath  

Conservative

1970-1974

69

Harold Wilson          

Labour

1974-1976

70

James Callaghan             

Labour

1976-1979

71

Margaret Thatcher  

Conservative

1979-1990

72

John Major          

Conservative

 1990-1997

73

Tony Blair                   

Labour

1997-2007

74

Gordon Brown          

Labour

 2007-2010

75

David Cameron   

Conservative

2010-

 

 

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