1694, Sep 251754, Mar 6
a British Whig statesman, who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 27 August 1743 until his death. He was the younger brother of Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, who served in Pelham's government and succeeded him as Prime Minister. Pelham is generally considered to have been Britain's third Prime Minister after Sir Robert Walpole and the Earl of Wilmington. Pelham's premiership was relatively uneventful in terms of domestic affairs. In foreign affairs, Great Britain fought in several wars. Upon Pelham's death, his brother Newcastle took full control of the ministry.
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04/01/1724-Henry Pelham (future Prime Minister) becomes English Minister of War 
02/10/1746-English government, led by Henry Pelham, resigns
02/14/1746-Henry Pelham appointed English premier 
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Thomas Pelham-Holles
...1742. He held power with his brother, Prime Minister Henry Pelham until 1754. He had at this point served as a Secretary...
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