Named after his Father former prime minster, William Pitt and therefore to distinguish labelled Pitt the younger. The youngest to ever become prime minster at 24 years old. But he had grown up surrounded by politics with both his Father and maternal uncle George Grenville having been prime mobsters.
His first term in office lasted 17 years. He resigned in 1801 due to a disagreement with King George III regarding Catholic enacipation. He returned in prime minster in 1804. His second was briefer due to death resulting from stomach ulcers.