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William Cavendish (4th Duke of Devonshire)

Born: 1720 AD
Died: 1764 AD, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Duke, Prime Ministers


1720 - Upon birth he was known as the Lord Cavendish of Hardwic.

1729 - Became the Marquess of Hartington.

1731 - Married to Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, Baroness Clifford, the daughter and heiress of the 3rd Earl of Burlington of the 1st creation, a famous architect and art collector.

1751 - Was The Rt. Hon. Marquess of Hartington.

1755 - Was appointed as the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and The Duke of Devonshire, PC.

1756 - Became the Prime Minister of Great Britain.

1764 - Died on October 2nd in Spa, Belgium.


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