Robert Walpole

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The Earl o Orford

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Prime Meenister o Great Breetain
In office
4 Aprile 1721 – 11 Februar 1742
Monarch George I
George II
Precedit bi Office creatit
Succeedit bi The Earl o Wilmington
Chancellor o the Exchequer
In office
4 Aprile 1727 – 12 Februar 1740
Precedit bi Sir John Pratt
Succeedit bi Samuel Sandys
In office
12 October 1715 – 15 April 1717
Precedit bi Sir Richard Onslow, Bt
Succeedit bi The Viscount Stanhope
Personal details
Born 26 August 1676(1676-08-26)
Houghton, Norfolk, Ingland
Dee'd 18 Mairch 1745(1745-03-18) (aged 68)
St James's, Middlesex, Great Breetain
Naitionality Inglis/Breetish
Poleetical pairty Whig
Spoose(s) Catherine (1700–37)
Maria (1738)
Bairns 6
Alma mater Keeng's College, Cambridge
Profession Statesman,
Religion Kirk o Ingland

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl o Orford KG KB PC (26 August 1676 – 18 Mairch 1745), kent afore 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, wis a Breetish statesman who is generally regairdit as the first Prime Meenister o Great Breetain.