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Biography, UK, Prime Minister, George Grenville (1763 to 1765)

Biography, UK, Prime Minister, George Grenville (1763 to 1765)

George Grenville was a British Prime Minister, who served from 1763 to 1765.

He was an influential British Whig politician and was an active figure in the politics of the mid-18th century.

He was a strong believer in government intervention in the economy and politics of the British Empire.

During his time as Prime Minister, he tried to strengthen Britain's control over its colonies in North America.

He was also responsible for introducing the Stamp Act of 1765, which imposed a tax on the colonies and was highly unpopular.

In 1765, he was forced to resign as Prime Minister after a series of unpopular measures, including the Stamp Act.

After his resignation, he returned to his position as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and he continued to have a role in public life until his death in 1782.

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