List of British Prime Ministers(from Oldest to Latest)

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List of British Prime Ministers(from Oldest to Latest) : The British Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the Government of the United Kingdom and not the country. Prime Minister leads the Government, play a major role in Decision Making and is an important member of Cabinet. In this post, we will be presenting you List of British Prime Ministers that served the United Kingdom.

When was Prime Minister term first used?

It was used in the House of Commons in 1805 and from then its used till date in Parliament.

Who was first British Prime Minister?

Robert Walpole was the first British Prime Minister who served from 1905 to 1908.

Who is the longest-serving British Prime Minister?

Margaret Thatcher is the longest-serving Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

There are very interesting facts about British Prime Ministers and one by one we will be looking at list of British Prime Ministers.

 

British Prime Minister List

  1. Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford: He served from 4th April,1721 to 11 February,1742. He was from Whig Party.
  2. Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington: He served from 1742 to 1743(died). He was also from Whig Party.
  3. Henry Pelham: He was a BritishWhig statesman and served as British Prime Minister from 1743 to 1754(died).
  4. Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle: He was a British Whig statesman and served as British Prime Minister from 1754 to 1756. He was most commonly known as the DUKE OF NEWCASTLE.
  5. William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire: He served from 1756 to 1757 as British Prime Minister. He was also from Whig Party.

These are first five list of British Prime Ministers. We will be looking next 5 Prime Minister of England list next.

  1. Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle: He was again selected as British Prime Minister and served from 1757 to 1762. He was most commonly known as the DUKE OF NEWCASTLE.
  2. John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute: He was a Scottishnobleman and served as 7th Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1762 to 1763. He was also British Whig statesman. He was 3rd Earl of Bute.
  3. George Grenville: This member from Whig party served as 8th British Prime Minister from 1763 to 1765.
  4. Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd Marquess of Rockingham: He was from Rockingham and was a Whig Party member. He served as 9th British Prime Minister from 1765 to 1766.
  5. William Pitt 1st Earl of Chatham: He was a member of Whig party from Chathamite. He was 10th British Prime minister from 1766 to 1768.

These are first ten list of British Prime Ministers. We will be looking next 5 list of Prime Minister of England next.

  1. Augustus FitzRoy 3rd Duke of Grafton: He was UK Prime Minister from 1768 to 1770 who was from Whig party.
  2. Frederick North Lord North: He was 11th British Prime Minister serving from 1770 to 1782. He was from Tory Political Party.
  3. Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd Marquess of Rockingham: He was again elected as 13th British Prime Minister from 27th March 1782 to 1 July 1782.
  4. William Petty 2nd Earl of Shelburne: He was 14th British Prime Minister serving from 4 July 1782 to 2 April 1783.
  5. William Cavendish-Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland: He was 15th British Prime Minister from 2 April 1783 to 19th December 1783.

Let us see next list of British Prime Ministers.

  1. William Pitt the Younger: He was 16th British Prime Minister from 19 December 1783 to 14 March 1801.
  2. Henry Addington: He was 17th British Prime Minister from 17 March 1801 to 10 May 1804.
  3. William Pitt the Younger: He was 18th British Prime Minister from 10 May 1804 to 23 January 1806.
  4. William Grenville 1st Baron Grenville: He was 19th British Prime Minister from 11th February 1806 to 31 March 1807.
  5. William Cavendish-Bentinck 3rd Duke of Portland: He was 20th British Prime Minister from 31 March 1807 to 4 October 1809.

Let us see next list of British Prime Ministers.

  1. Spencer Perceval: He was 21th British Prime Minister from 4 October 1809 to 11 May 1812.
  2. Robert Jenkinson 2nd Earl of Liverpool: He was 22nd British Prime Minister from 8 June 1812 to 9 April 1827.
  3. George Canning: He was 23rd British Prime Minister from 10th April 1827 to 8th August 1827.
  4. Frederick John Robinson 1st Viscount Goderich: He was 24th British Prime Minister from 31 August 1827 to 21 January 1828.
  5. Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington: He was 25th British Prime Minister from 22 January 1828 to 16 November 1830.

Lets have a look at Next list of British Prime Ministers.

  1. Charles Grey 2nd Earl Grey: He was 26th British Prime Minister from 22 November 1830 to 9th July 1834.
  2. William Lamb 2nd Viscount Melbourne: He was 27th British Prime Minister from 16 July 1834 to 14 November 1834.
  3. Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington: He was 28th British Prime Minister from 14 November 1834 to 10 December 1834.
  4. Sir Robert Peel: He was 29th British Prime Minister from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835.
  5. William Lamb 2nd Viscount Melbourne: He was 30th British Prime Minister from 18 April 1835 to 30 August 1841.

These were first 30 list of British Prime Ministers, lets move forward.

  1. Sir Robert Peel: He was again elected as 31st British Prime Minister from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846.
  2. The Right Honourable Lord John Russell: He was 32nd British Prime Minister from 30 June 1846 to 21 February 1852.
  3. Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl of Derby: He was 33rd British Prime Minister from 23rd February 1852 to 17 December 1852.
  4. George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl of Aberdeen: He was 34th British Prime Minister from 19 December 1852 to 30 January 1855.
  5. Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston: He was 35th British Prime Minister from 6 February 1855 to 19 February 1858.
  6. Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl of Derby: He was 36th British Prime Minister from 20 February 1858 to 11 June 1859.
  7. Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston: He was 37th British Prime Minister from 12 June 1859 to 18 October 1865.
  8. John Russell 1st Earl Russell: He was 38th British Prime Minister from 29 October 1865 to 26 June 1866.
  9. Edward Smith-Stanley 14th Earl of Derby: He was 39th British Prime Minister from 28 June 1966 to 25 February 1868.
  10. Benjamin Disraeli: He was 40th British Prime Minister from 27 February 1868 to 1 December 1868. He was one of the famous uk Prime Ministers.

Now we will look at next 10 list of British Prime Ministers. Lets move on.

  1. William Ewart Gladstone: He was 41st British Prime Minister from 3rd December 1868 to 17 February 1874.
  2. Benjamin Disraeli: He was 42nd British Prime Minister from 20 February 1874 to 21 April 1880.
  3. William Ewart Gladstone: He was 43rd British Prime Minister from 23rd April 1880 to 9 June 1885.
  4. Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury: He was 44th British Prime Minister from 23 June 1885 to 28 January 1886.
  5. William Ewart Gladstone: He was 45th British Prime Minister from 1 February 1886 to 20 July 1886.
  6. Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury: He was 46th British Prime Minister from 25th July 1886 to 11 August 1892.
  7. William Ewart Gladstone: He was 47th British Prime Minister from 15th August 1892 to 2 March 1894.
  8. Archibald Primrose 5th Earl of Rosebery: He was 48th British Prime Minister from 5 March 1894 to 22 June 1895.
  9. Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury:He was 49th British Prime Minister from 25th June 1895 to 11 July 1902.
  10. Arthur Balfour: He was 50th British Prime Minister from 11 July 1902 to 5 December 1905.

Now lets move into 1900s time and look at next 10 list of British Prime Ministers. Lets move on.

  1. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman: He was 51st British Prime Minister from 5 December 1905 to 7 April 1908.
  2. Herbert Henry Asquith: He was 52nd British Prime Minister from 7 April 1908 to 5 December 1916.
  3. David Lloyd George: He was 53rd British Prime Minister from 6 December 1916 to 19 October 1922.
  4. Bonar Law: He was 54th British Prime Minister from 23 October 1922 to 20 May 1923.
  5. Stanley Baldwin: He was 55th British Prime Minister from 23 May 1923 to 16 January 1924.
  6. Ramsay MacDonald: He was 56th British Prime Minister from 22 January 1924 to 4 November 1924.
  7. Stanley Baldwin: He was 57th British Prime Minister from 4 November 1924 to 5 June 1929.
  8. Ramsay MacDonald: He was 58th British Prime Minister from 5 June 1929 to 7 June 1935.
  9. Stanley Baldwin: He was 59th British Prime Minister from 7 June 1935 to 28 May 1937.
  10. Neville Chamberlain: He was 60th British Prime Minister from 28 May 1937 to 10 May 1940.

We have seen 60 prime minister of england list

  1. Winston Churchill: He was 61st Britain Prime Minister from 10 May 1940 to 26 July,1945. He is one of the most famous UK Prime Ministers known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War.
  2. Clement Attlee: He was 62nd British Prime Minister from 26 July 1945 to 26 October 1951. He was from Labour Pary.
  3. Sir Winston Churchill: He was again elected as 63rd British Prime Minister from 26th October 1951 to 6 April 1944.
  4. Sir Anthony Eden: He was elected as 64th British Prime Minister from 6 April 1955 to 10 January 1957.
  5. Harold Macmillan: He was elected as 65th British Prime Minister from 10 January 1957 to 19 October 1963.
  6. Sir Alec Douglas-Home: He was elected as 66th British Prime Minister from 19 October 1963 to 16 October 1964.
  7. Harold Wilson: He was elected as 67th British Prime Minister from 16 October 1964 to 19 June 1970.
  8. Edward Heath: He was 68th British Prime Minister from 19 June 1970 to 4 March 1974.
  9. Harold Wilson: He was 69th British Prime Minister from 4 March 1974 to 5 April 1976.
  10. James Callaghan: He was 70th British Prime Minister from 5 April 1976 to 4 May 1979.

Now we will be looking at list of British Prime Ministers who served after 1980s.

  1. Margaret Thatcher: She was first female Prime Minister of England. She served as 71st British Prime Minister from 4 May 1979 to 28 November 1990.
  2. John Major: He was 72nd British Prime Minister from 28 November 1990 to 2 May 1997.
  3. Tony Blair: He was 73rd British Prime Minister from 2 May 1997 to 27 June 2007.
  4. Gordon Brown: He was 74th British Prime Minister from 27 June 2007 to 11 May 2010.
  5. David Cameron: He was 75th British Prime Minister from 11 May 2010 to 13 July 2016.
  6. Theresa May: She is 2nd female British Prime Minister from 13 July 2016 to till present. She is 76th British Prime Minister.
List of British Prime Ministers

List of British Prime Ministers

So these were all list of British prime ministers. Hope you liked the post.

 

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