List of peerages held by Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom

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This page lists all peerages held by Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, whether created or inherited before or after their premiership. Extant titles are in bold.

Peerages created for Prime Minister[edit]

Title(s) Created Prime Minister Current status Notes
Earl of Orford
Viscount Walpole
Baron Walpole
1742 Sir Robert Walpole extinct 1797
Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne 1756 Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne extinct 1988 created with a special remainder
Baron Pelham of Stanmer 1762 Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle extant created with a special remainder
Earl of Chatham
Viscount Pitt
1766 William Pitt the Elder extinct 1835
Marquess of Lansdowne
Earl of Wycombe
Viscount Calne and Calston
1784 William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne extant
Viscount Sidmouth 1805 Henry Addington extant
Earl of Ripon 1833 F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich extinct 1923
Earl Russell
Viscount Amberley
1861 Lord John Russell extant
Earl of Beaconsfield
Viscount Hughenden
1876 Benjamin Disraeli extinct 1881
Earl of Midlothian
Viscount Mentmore
Baron Epsom
1911 Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery extant
Earl of Balfour
Viscount Traprain
1922 Arthur Balfour extant created with a special remainder
Earl of Oxford and Asquith
Viscount Asquith
1925 H. H. Asquith extant
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
Viscount Corvedale
1937 Stanley Baldwin extant
Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor
Viscount Gwynedd
1945 David Lloyd George extant
Earl Attlee
Viscount Prestwood
1955 Clement Attlee extant
Earl of Avon
Viscount Eden
1961 Sir Anthony Eden extinct 1985
Baron Home of the Hirsel 1974 Sir Alec Douglas-Home extinct 1995 life peerage
Baron Wilson of Rievaulx 1983 Sir Harold Wilson extinct 1995 life peerage
Earl of Stockton
Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden
1984 Harold Macmillan extant
Baron Callaghan of Cardiff 1987 Sir James Callaghan extinct 2005 life peerage
Baroness Thatcher 1992 Margaret Thatcher extinct 2013 life peerage

Peerages created before Premiership[edit]

Peerages inherited before, during or after Premiership[edit]

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