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William Pitt the Elder
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World Leader
    (November 15, 1708-May 11, 1778)
    Born near London
    Prime Minister of Great Britain (1757-1761, 1766-1768)
    Leader of the Whig Party
    Led the British government during the Seven Years' War
    First Earl of Chatham
    Father of William Pitt the Younger
    Both King George II and King George III hated him.
    George II fired him during his first year as prime minister.
    The only reason the government took him back was because war broke out.
    His second term as prime minister was an absolute disaster.
    He was eventually forced to resign.
    He once bragged: 'I am sure I can save the country and no one else can.'
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which for many years was known for its pollution, was named after him.
    He was depressed.
    He kept a cool head during the Seven Years' War.
    He had a beautiful speaking voice.
    He tried to get the King to see the side of the American colonists.
    He suffered from gout.

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