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The Rt Hon Henry Pelham
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Prime Minister of Great Britain
In office
27 August 1743 – 6 March 1754
Preceded byThe Earl of Wilmington
Succeeded byThe Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
12 December 1743 – 6 March 1754
Preceded bySamuel Sandys
Succeeded byWilliam Lee
Personal details
Born25 September 1694(1694-09-25)
Laughton, Sussex
Died6 March 1754(1754-03-06) (aged 59)
London
Political partyn/a (Whig)

Henry Pelham (25 September 1694–6 March 1754) was a British Whig statesman, who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 27 August 1743 to his death about ten years later.