4th Duke of Devonshire


4th Duke of Devonshire
n. William Cavendish (1720-1764), 4th Duke of Devonshire, British statesman, former Prime Minister of Britain (1756-1757)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Devonshire, William Cavendish, 4th Duke of, Marquess Of Hartington, Earl Of Devonshire, Baron Cavendish Of Hardwick — ▪ prime minister of Great Britain born 1720 died October 3, 1764, Spa, Liège, Austrian Netherlands [now in Belgium]  prime minister of Great Britain from November 1756 to May 1757, at the start of the Seven Years War.       Eldest son of William… …   Universalium

  • William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire — Infobox Person name = William Cavendish image size = caption = William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, painted in Rome by Pompeo Batoni, 1768 (Chatsworth) birth name = birth date = birth date|1748|12|14 birth place = death date = death date… …   Wikipedia

  • Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire — Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, KG, GCVO, PC (23 July 1833 – 24 March 1908) was a British statesman, previously known (1858–1891), whilst heir to the Dukedom, as Marquess of Hartington (a courtesy title as this was not a… …   Wikipedia

  • William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire — William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (27 April 1808 – 21 December 1891), known as Lord Cavendish of Keighley between 1831 and 1834 and 2nd Earl of Burlington of the 2nd creation between 1834 and 1858, was the great grandson of the… …   Wikipedia

  • William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire — William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (21 May 1790 – 18 January 1858), was known as the Bachelor Duke .Born in Paris, he became Duke of Devonshire at the age of 21 on the death of his father in 1811. His mother,… …   Wikipedia

  • William Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland — William Henry Cavendish Cavendish Scott Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland PC (24 June 1768 ndash; 27 March 1854) was a British politician who served in various positions in the governments of George Canning and Lord Goderich.He was the eldest son of …   Wikipedia

  • William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire — William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (26 September 1698 ndash; 5 December 1755) was a British nobleman and Whig politician, the son of William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire and Lady Rachel Russell.He married Catherine Hoskins (or …   Wikipedia

  • Andrew Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire — Andrew Robert Buxton Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire, KG, MC, PC (2 January 1920 ndash; 3 May 2004), known as Lord Andrew Cavendish until 1944 and as Marquess of Hartington from 1944 to 1950, was a British Conservative politician. He was a… …   Wikipedia


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