Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

British noble (1735-1811)

Augustus Henry FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, KG, PC (1 October 1735 – 14 March 1811) was a British Whig statesman. He was one of a handful of dukes who were Prime Minister of Great Britain.

His Grace The Duke of Grafton
Prime Minister of Great Britain
In office
14 October 1768 – 28 January 1770
Preceded byThe Earl of Chatham
Succeeded byLord North
Personal details
Born(1735-10-01)1 October 1735[1]
London, England
Died14 March 1811(1811-03-14) (aged 75)
Euston Hall, Suffolk
Political partyWhig
Alma materPeterhouse, Cambridge



He studied at Westminster School and then got a degree from Peterhouse College in Cambridge.

Titles from birth to death

  • Mr. Augustus FitzRoy (1735-1747)
  • Earl of Euston (1747-1756)
  • Earl of Euston, MP (1756-1757)
  • His Grace The Duke of Grafton (1757-1765)
  • His Grace The Duke of Grafton, PC (1765-1769)
  • His Grace The Duke of Grafton, KG, PC (1769-1811)


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