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Robert Walpole

Robert Walpole (1676-1745) was a British statesman who is most well known for being the first British Prime Minister, though the title of Prime Minister did not officially exist at the time.  During his lifetime, Walpole earned a great amount of political titles and worked his way into (and back into!) the Prime Minister position. … Continue reading

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Robert Walpole

            Robert Walpole (lived August 26, 1676 to March 18, 1745) is regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain (although this term was not used during this time).  He served under George I and II. He was born in Houghton Hall, Norfolk to mother Mary Walpole and father, Robert Walpole. After his father’s … Continue reading