William Cavendish, 4t Duke o Devonshire

William Cavendish, 4t Duke o Devonshire, KG, PC (8 Mey 1720 – 2 October 1764), styled Laird Cavendish afore 1729 an Marquess o Hartington atween 1729 an 1755, wis a Breetish Whig statesman an nobleman wha wis briefly nominal Prime Meenister o Great Breetain.[1]


The Duke o Devonshire

4th Duke of Devonshire after Hudson.jpg
Prime Meenister o Great Breetain
In office
16 November 1756 – 25 Juin 1757
MonarchGeorge II
Precedit biThe Duke o Newcastle
Succeedit biThe Duke o Newcastle
Personal details
Born8 Mey 1720(1720-05-08)
Dee'd2 October 1764(1764-10-02) (aged 44)
Spa, Austrian Netherlands
Poleetical pairtyWhig
Spoose(s)Charlotte Boyle (m. 1748; d. 1754)
Bairns4
ReligionKirk o Ingland
Signatur

ReferencesEedit

  1. Duke of Devonshire, No10.gov.uk, accessed July 2009 - Note the picture on the No10 site is wrong - it was painted after this Duke's death - it is his son