Over the past few centuries, Great Britain has not just evolved as one of the most developed nations in the world, but is also known for its charismatic leaders. Although the royal family of Britain has a say in the political affairs of the nation, leaders belonging to political parties have also contributed greatly towards Great Britain’s development. The country’s tradition of appointing a Prime Minister has existed even in the 18th century, with Spencer Compton, Henry Pelham and Thomas Pelham Holles being some of the first few leaders of their kind. The legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill is recognized for being the leader who steered his nation to victory during the Second World War. British Prime Ministers of the modern era, such as Gordon Brown and Tony Blair have been praised for addressing global issues such as initiating the Climate Change. They also tried their best to maintain friendly relations with other countries. We present you a collection of biographies of famous Briton Prime Ministers. Read more to know details about their timelines, life stories, and interesting trivia & facts related to their lives.
Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill
30 November 1874
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson
19 June 1964
British Prime Minister

Margaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
13 October 1925
Former British Prime Minister

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
11 March 1916
Former British Prime Minister

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
12 June 1897
Prime Minister of UK

Neville ChamberlainNeville Chamberlain
18 March 1869
Prime Minister of the U.K.
Theresa MayTheresa May
01 October 1956
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

David CameronDavid Cameron
09 October 1966
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Clement AttleeClement Attlee
03 January 1883
Former British Prime Minister
Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
10 February 1894
Former British Prime Minister

John MajorJohn Major
29 March 1943
Former Prime Minister of Britain
Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister

Robert PeelRobert Peel
05 February 1788
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

David Lloyd GeorgeDavid Lloyd George
17 January 1863
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Benjamin DisraeliBenjamin Disraeli
21 December 1804
British Prime Minister

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl GreyCharles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
13 March 1764
Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom
Sir Alec Douglas-HomeAlec Douglas-Home
02 July 1903
Former PM of UK

William Pitt the YoungerWilliam Pitt the Younger
28 May 1759
Youngest Prime Minister of Britain

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
03 August 1867
Former British Prime Minister

Robert WalpoleRobert Walpole
26 August 1676
First Prime Minister of Great Britain
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneWilliam Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
15 March 1779
Former British Prime Minister

Ramsay MacDonaldRamsay MacDonald
12 October 1866
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Arthur BalfourArthur Balfour
25 July 1848
Former Prime Minister of Britain

Hugh GaitskellHugh Gaitskell
09 April 1906

Henry Campbell-BannermanHenry Campbell-Bannerman
07 September 1836
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Lord NorthLord North
13 April 1732

Lord John RussellLord John Russell
18 August 1792
Prime Minister of Great Britain
Andrew Bonar LawAndrew Bonar Law
16 September 1858
Unknown Prime Minister

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount PalmerstonHenry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
20 October 1784

Spencer PercevalSpencer Perceval
01 November 1762
Politician, Lawyer
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of RoseberyArchibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
07 May 1847
Former British Prime Minister

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Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of LiverpoolRobert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
07 June 1770
Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of DerbyEdward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby
29 March 1799
Former British Prime Minister

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of PortlandWilliam Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
14 April 1738

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of DevonshireWilliam Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire
08 May 1720
Prime Minister

William Petty, 2nd Earl of ShelburneWilliam Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne
02 May 1737
Prime Minister
William Grenville, 1st Baron GrenvilleWilliam Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville
25 October 1759
Former British Prime Minister
George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of AberdeenGeorge Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen
28 January 1784
Former British Prime Minister

Henry PelhamHenry Pelham
25 September 1694

Henry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthHenry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth
30 May 1757

George GreyGeorge Grey
14 April 1812
Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of SalisburyRobert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
03 February 1830
Prime Minister

Mackenzie BowellMackenzie Bowell
27 December 1823

F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount GoderichF. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich
01 November 1782

James Craig, 1st Viscount CraigavonJames Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
08 January 1871

Joseph CookJoseph Cook
07 December 1860
Julius VogelJulius Vogel
24 February 1835
Prime minister of New Zealand

Henry SewellHenry Sewell
07 September 1807
Prime minister
Frederick WeldFrederick Weld
09 May 1823

Sir John Acton, 6th BaronetSir John Acton, 6th Baronet
03 June 1736
Naval commander

Alfred DomettAlfred Domett
20 May 1811
William WaddingtonWilliam Waddington
11 December 1826

Godfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount MalvernGodfrey Huggins, 1st Viscount Malvern
06 July 1883
George WaterhouseGeorge Waterhouse
06 April 1824

Spencer Compton, Earl of WilmingtonSpencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
1673 AD

John Stuart, Earl of ButeJohn Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute
25 May 1713
Prime Minister

Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquess of RockinghamCharles Watson-Wentworth, Marquess of Rockingham
13 May 1730

Sir Leander Starr Jameson, BaronetSir Leander Starr Jameson, Baronet
09 February 1853
William Pitt the Elder, Earl of ChathamWilliam Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham
15 November 1708