The History of England

from Celts through 20th century

British Prime Ministers

Robert Walpole Whig up to 1742
Earl of Wilmington Whig 1742-1743
Henry Pelham Whig 1743-1754
Duke of Newcastle Whig 1754-1756
Duke of Devonshire Whig 1756-1757
Duke of Newcastle Whig 1757-1762
Earl of Bute Tory 1762-1763
George Grenville Whig 1763-1765
Marquis of Rockingham Whig 1765-1766
Earl of Chatham Whig 1766-1768
Duke of Grafton Whig 1768-1770
Lord North Tory- 1770-1782
Marquis of Rockingham Whig 1782
Earl of Shelburne   : Whig 1782-1783
Duke of Portland Coalition 1783
William Pitt Tory 1783-1801
Henry Addington Tory 1801-1804
William Pitt Tory 1804-1806
Lord William Grenville Whig 1806-1807
Duke of Portland Tory 1807-1809
Spencer Perceval Tory 1809-1812
Earl of Liverpool Tory 1812-1827
George Canning Tory 1827
Viscount Goderich Tory 1827-1828
Duke of Wellington Tory 1828-1830
Earl Grey. Whig 1830-1834
Viscount Melbourne Whig 1834
Duke of Wellington Tory 1834
Robert Peel Conservative 1834-1835
Viscount Melbourne Whig 1835-1841
Robert Peel Conservative 1841-1846
Lord John Russel Whig 1846-1852
Earl of Derby Conservative 1852
Earl of Aberdeen coalition 1852-1855
Viscount Palmerston Liberal 1855-1858
Earl of Derby Conservative 1858-1859
Viscount Palmerston Liberal 1859-1865
Earl Russel Liberal 1865-1866
Earl of Derby Conservative 1866-1868
Benjamin Disraeli Conservative 1868
William Gladstone Liberal 1868-1874
Benjamin Disraeli Conservative 1874-1880
William Gladstone Liberal 1880-1885
Marquis of Salisbury Conservative 1885-1886
William Gladstone Liberal 1886
Marquis of Salisbury Conservative 1886-1892
William Gladstone Liberal 1892-1894
Earl of Rosebery Liberal 1894-1895
Marquis of Salisbury Conservative 1895-1902
Arthur Balfour Conservative 1902-1905
Henry Campbell-Bannerman Liberal 1905-1908
Herbert Asquith Liberal 1908-1916
David Lloyd George coalition 1916-1922
Andrew Bonar Law Conservative 1922-1923
Stanley Baldwin Conservative 1923-1924
Ramsay MacDonald Labour 1924
Stanley Baldwin Conservative 1924-1929
Ramsay MacDonald coalition 1929-1935
Stanley Baldwin coalition 1935-1937
Neville Chamberlain coalition 1937-1940
Winston Churchill coalition 1940-1945
Clement Attlee Labour 1945-1951
Winston Churchill Conservative 1951-1955
Anthony Eden Conservative 1955-1957
Harold Macmillan Conservative 1957-1963
Alexander Douglas-Home Conservative 1963-1964
Harold Wilson Labour 1964-1970
Edward Heath Conservative 1970-1974
Harold Wilson Labour 1974-1976
James Callaghan Labour 1976-1979
Margaret Thatcher Conservative 1979-1990
John Major Conservative 1990-1997
Anthony Blair Labour 1997-2007
Gordon Brown Labour 2007-2010
David Cameron Conservative 2010-…