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William Pitt (The Younger)
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Born in Hayes, Kent
Born on 28th of May 1759
Died in London
Died on 23rd of January 1806

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Born 1759 . Died 1806 -English statesman & orator

He became Britain’s youngest Prime Minister at the age of 24 and served from 1783-1801, and again from 1804 until his death. His time in office was dominated by major events such as the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Known as William Pitt the Younger to distinguish from his father, William Pitt the Elder.

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