Profession: British Prime Minister
Why Famous: Served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1765-6, and again from 27 March 1782 until his death four months later on 1 July 1782. Watson-Wentworth was a prominent Whig politician during his time in office, leading the Rockingham Whig faction.
- 1782-03-27 Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
- 1782-07-04 William Petty becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain following the death of Charles Watson-Wentworth