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  1. Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, KG PC (26 August 1676 – 18 March 1745; known between 1725 and 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole) was a British statesman and Whig politician who is generally regarded as the de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain .

  2. Robert Walpole, 1.° conde de Orford ( Houghton, Norfolk, 1676 - † Londres, 1745 ), conocido entre 1725 y 1742 como Sir Robert Walpole, fue un destacado político inglés, considerado de facto como el primer primer ministro del Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña. Ocupó el poder durante casi 21 años, desde 1721 hasta 1742. 1 Índice 1 Biografía

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    Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Walpole KCB was a British Army officer.

    Walpole was the second son of diplomat Thomas Walpole of Stagbury Park, Surrey and Lady Margaret Perceval, the eighth daughter of John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont. His elder brother was Spencer Horatio Walpole and his first cousin was Horatio Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford. He was educated at Dr. Goodenough's school at Ealing and at Eton College and ...

    He was promoted to lieutenant the following year and served with his corps in Nova Scotia, Ireland, Birmingham during the bread riots, Jersey, and Malta. He rose through the ranks to lieutenant-colonel in 1847, when he was appointed to the staff as deputy-adjutant and quartermaster-general at Corfu. He remained there until 1856, having been promote...

    He married Gertrude Ford, the youngest daughter of General William Henry Ford of the Royal Engineers and had nine children, of which two sons and three daughters survived him. Walpole died on 12 July 1876 at the Grove, West Molesey, Surrey. A watercolour portrait of Walpole by Alfred Edward Chalon and an oil portrait by John Phillip, both in Rifle ...

  3. Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford was a British politician. He is regarded by many as the first de facto Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (then called Great Britain ). The position of prime minister was not actually official at that time. Walpole He was born in Houghton, Norfolk on 26 August 1676. He died on 18 March 1745.

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    Colonel Robert Walpole MP Member of Parliament for Castle Rising In office January 1689 – 18 November 1700 Personal details Born18 November 1650 Norfolk, England Died18 November 1700 NationalityEnglish Political partyWhig SpouseMary Burwell Children19, including Robert, Horatio, Elizabeth, Galfridus, and Dorothy ResidenceHoughton Hall OccupationPol...

    He was born at Houghton Hall in 1650, the son and heir of Edward Walpole of Houghton, by his wife Susan Crane. His father ardently supported the Restoration of the Monarchy to King Charles II and was subsequently created a Knight of the Bath.

    In January 1689 he was elected as a Member of Parliament for Castle Rising in Norfolk and was considered the most influential Whig in Norfolk and one of the most influential whigs in Parliament. He served as a Deputy Lieutenant for Norfolk when Henry Howard, 7th Duke of Norfolk was Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk.

    In 1671 he married Mary Burwell, a daughter of Sir Jeffrey Burwell of Rougham Place in Suffolk, by whom he had nineteen children, of which only nine survived, two being stillborn and eight dying in infancy

    In 1668 Walpole borrowed a German biography book about the Archbishop of Bremen from the library of Sidney Sussex College. It was finally found in 1956 when his descendant the 5th Marquess of Cholmondeley together with Professor John Plumb discovered the book in the library at Houghton. The book was quickly returned, 288 years after it was checked ...

    • 18 November 1700 (aged 50)
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  4. Sir Robert Walpole, Molto Onorabile Primo Conte di Orford ( Houghton Hall, 26 agosto 1676 – Houghton Hall, 18 marzo 1745 ), è stato un politico britannico . È generalmente ritenuto il 1º Primo ministro del Regno Unito.

  5. Robert Walpole, eerste graaf van Orford, ( 26 Augustus 1676 – 18 Maart 1745; tussen 1725 en 1742 bekend as Sir Robert Walpole ) was 'n Britse staatsman en Whigpolitikus wat algemeen beskou word as die de facto eerste premier van Groot-Brittanje. Walpole is gebore in Houghton, Norfolk.