Full Name: Spencer Perceval
Profession: British Prime Minister
Why Famous: The only British Prime Minister to have ever been assassinated.
- 1809-10-04 Spencer Perceval becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after William Cavendish-Bentinck, Duke of Portland retires due to ill health
- 1812-05-11 British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated by John Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons, London. Ironically, descendants of both were later elected to Parliament at the same time.
- 1812-06-08 Robert Jenkinson becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after Spencer Perceval's assassination