Profession: British Prime Minister (The Great Commoner)
Why Famous: He led the government of Great Britain during the Seven Years' War.
- 1754-11-16 British PM William Pitt the Elder (46) weds Lady Hester Grenville (34) in Argyle Street, London
- 1755-11-20 English minister William Pitt the Elder resigns
- 1757-04-06 British King George II dismisses minister William Pitt the Elder, Secretary of State for the Southern Department