Addington ministry

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The Addington Ministry was a ministry in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland led by the Tory Henry Addington, notable as an interlude between the two ministries of William Pitt the Younger. It is most notable for the Peace of Amiens which marked a brief cessation in the Napoleonic Wars.

List of Ministers[edit]

March 1801 – May 1804[edit]

In Britannia between Death and the Doctor's (1804), James Gillray caricatured Pitt kicking Addington (at left) out of Britannia's sickroom.



  • Cook, Chris; Stevenson, John (1980). British Historical Facts 1760-1830. London. 
Preceded by
First Pitt the Younger Ministry
Government of the United Kingdom
Succeeded by
Second Pitt the Younger Ministry