NORTH Frederick (North Frederick)( Prime Minister of Great Britain.)
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Biography NORTH Frederick (North Frederick)
Born April 13, 1732 in London. He studied at Eton and Trinity College, Oxford University (1749-1752). In the company of his half-brother Earl Dortmuta undertook a trip to Europe to complete their education. In 1753 he was elected Member of Parliament for Banbury.
In 1759, North was assigned to the Treasury. In 1765, resigned as Lord of the Treasury, not wanting to serve under the authority of Rokingema. In 1766 he became General Treasurer of Count Chatham, and, next year Minister of Finance in the government's successor Chatham Duke of Grafton. In 1770 the North has replaced the latter as prime minister, who served until 1782. In 1773, on the proposal was adopted by the North's first law of the Government of India, TN. Bill North, which initiated the establishment of government control over the possessions of the East India Company.
In 1775 war broke out for the independence of the North American colonies. Compatriots in the North's accused that he was 'minister who lost America'. However, the North had no direct relation to the conduct of military operations, and after the Battle of Saratoga handed in his resignation, which George III had not.
In 1783 the North entered into a coalition with its longtime rival in the parliament by Charles James Fox, with a nominal premiere of the Duke of Portland became the Minister of Internal Affairs. In 1790 the North had inherited the title Earl of Guilford. Died in North London, August 5, 1792.