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Published by printed by H. Haines, at Mr. Francklin"s [i.e . Robert Fleming] .
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rows    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the Government . Short history of prime ministers in Great Britain. London: Printed by H. Haines, at Mr. Francklin's, in Russel-street, Covent-Garden, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Eustace Budgell. Genre/Form: Electronic books Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Budgell, Eustace, Short history of prime ministers in Great Britain. The office of prime minister developed in Britain in the 18th century, when King George I ceased attending meetings of his ministers and it was left to powerful premiers to act as government chief executive. Sir Robert Walpole is generally considered to have been Britain’s first prime minister. This is a chronologically ordered list of the prime ministers, from the earliest to the most recent.

A collection of short biographies of British Prime Ministers from to I found this book very interesting - I'd heard of most of the PMs, but didn't know much about them. One things that was a bit annoying was that the font / text in the copy I read was tiny/5(4). Pages in category "Books written by Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom" The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). And the publication of these immensely detailed diaries and then the companion volumes is a service to history in its study of the greatest prime minister of the last century. And indeed he was honoured for it with a knighthood “for services to British history and international relations”. This article lists each Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in order of term length. This is based on the difference between dates; if counted by number of calendar days all the figures would be one greater. Of the 55 Prime Ministers, nine served more than 10 years while seven have served less than a year.

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