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The Rt. Hon. Lord North
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Prime Minister of Great Britain
In office
28 January 1770 – 22 March 1782
Preceded byThe Duke of Grafton
Succeeded byThe Marquess of Rockingham
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
11 September 1767 – 27 March 1782
Preceded byCharles Townshend
Succeeded byLord John Cavendish
Personal details
Born13 April 1732(1732-04-13)
Piccadilly, London
Died5 August 1792(1792-08-05) (aged 60)
Grosvenor Square, London
Political partyTory

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, KG, PC (13 April 1732–5 August 1792), more often known by his courtesy title, Lord North, was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782. North also had a major part in the American Revolution.

Titles from birth to death

  • The Hon. Frederick North (1732-1752)
  • Lord North (1752-1754)
  • Lord North, MP (1754-1766)
  • The Rt. Hon. Lord North, MP (1766-1772)
  • The Rt. Hon. Lord North, KG, MP (1772-1790)
  • The Rt. Hon. Lord North, KG (1790)
  • The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Guilford, KG, PC (1790-1792)