William Petty Fitzmaurice, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 May 1737 – 7 May 1805; known as the Earl of Shelburne between 1761 and 1784, by which title he is generally known to history), was an Anglo-Irish Whig statesman who was the first home secretary in 1782 and then prime minister from 1782 to 1783 during the final months of the American War of Independence.
William Petty, 1.º Marquês de Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 de maio de 1737 – 7 de maio de 1805), foi um político whig britânico, primeiro-ministro da Grã-Bretanha entre 1782 – 1783.  Ele conseguiu garantir a paz com a América e esse feito continua sendo seu legado mais notável.
William Petty-Fitzmaurice, 1st marquess of Lansdowne, British statesman and prime minister (July 1782 to April 1783) during the reign of George III. The son of John Fitzmaurice, who took the additional name of Petty on succeeding to the Irish estates of his uncle and who was created earl of
William Thomas Petty-FitzMaurice, Earl of Kerry (30 March 1811 – 21 August 1836), styled Earl of Wycombe between 1811 and 1818, was a British heir and Whig politician. Background [ edit ] Kerry was born at Lansdowne House , London, the eldest son of Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne , and Lady Louisa Emma, daughter of Henry Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester .
William Petty. Sir William Petty FRS (26 May 1623 – 16 December 1687) was an English economist, physician, scientist and philosopher. He first became prominent serving Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth in Ireland. He developed efficient methods to survey the land that was to be confiscated and given to Cromwell's soldiers.
26 de abr. de 2022 · William Petty-FitzMaurice, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 May 1737 – 7 May 1805), known as The Earl of Shelburne between 1761 and 1784, by which title he is generally known to history, was an Irish-born British Whig statesman who was the first Home Secretary in 1782 and then Prime Minister 1782–1783 during the final months of the American War of Independence.
George Petty-Fitzmaurice, 8th Marquess of Lansdowne (1912–1999) Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 9th Marquess of Lansdowne (born 1941) (1) Simon Petty-Fitzmaurice, Earl of Kerry (born 1970) (2) George Petty-Fitzmaurice, Viscount Calne and Calstone (born 2020) (3) Lord William Petty-Fitzmaurice (born 1973) (4) Lord Robert Mercer Nairne (born 1947)