Politics

British Prime Ministers

Robert Walpole 1st Earl of Orford

1721 - 1742 Whig

Spencer Compton 1st Earl of Wilmington

1742 - 1743 Whig

Henry Pelham FRS

1743 - 1754 Whig

William Pitt the Younger

1783 - 1801 Tory

Henry Addington

1801 - 1804 Tory

William Pitt the Younger

1804 - 1806 Tory

Benjamin Disraeli

27 February 1868 - 1 December 1868 Conservative

William Ewart Gladstone

3 December 1868 - 17 February 1874 Liberal

Benjamin Disraeli

20 February 1874 - 21 April 1880 Conservative

William Ewart Gladstone

23 April 1880 - 9 June 1885 Liberal

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

23 June 1885 - 28 January 1886 Conservative

William Ewart Gladstone

1 February 1886 - 20 July 1886 Liberal

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

25 July 1886 - 11 August 1892 Conservative

William Ewart Gladstone

15 August 1892 - 2 March 1894 Liberal

Archibald Primrose 5th Earl of Rosebery

5 March 1894 - 22 June 1895 Liberal

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

25 June 1895 - 11 July 1902 Conservative

Arthur Balfour

11 July 1902 - 5 December 1905 Conservative

Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman

5 December 1905 - 7 April 1908 Liberal

Herbert Henry Asquith

7 April 1908 - 6 December 1916 Liberal

David Lloyd George

6 December 1916 - 19 October 1922 Liberal

Bonar Law

23 October 1922 - 20 May 1923 Conservative

Stanley Baldwin

23 May 1923 - 16 January 1924 Conservative

Ramsay MacDonald

22 January 1924 - 4 November 1924 Labour

Stanley Baldwin

4 November 1924 - 5 June 1929 Conservative

Ramsay MacDonald

5 June 1929 - 7 June 1935 Labour

Stanley Baldwin

7 June 1935 - 28 May 1937 Conservative

Neville Chamberlain

28 May 1937 - 10 May 1940 Conservative

Winston Churchill

10 May 1940 - 26 July 1945 Conservative

Clement Attlee

26 July 1945 - 26 October 1951 Labour

Winston Churchill

26 October 1951 - 6 April 1955 Conservative

Anthony Eden

6 April 1955 - 10 January 1957 Conservative

Harold Macmillan

10 January 1957 - 19 October 1963 Conservative

Alec Douglas-Home

19 October 1963 - 16 October 1964 Conservative

Harold Wilson

16 October 1964 - 19 June 1970 Labour

Edward Heath

19 June 1970 - 4 March 1974 Conservative

Harold Wilson

4 March 1974 - 5 April 1976 Labour

James Callaghan

5 April 1976 - 4 May 1979 Labour

Margaret Thatcher

4 May 1979 - 28 November 1990 Conservative

John Major

28 November 1990 - 2 May 1997 Conservative

Tony Blair

2 May 1997 - 27 June 2007 Labour

Gordon Brown

27 June 2007 - 11 May 2010 Labour

David Cameron

11 May 2010 - 13 July 2016 Conservative

Theresa May

13 July 2016 - present Conservative