We use cookies to improve your experience online. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookies policy.

Due to new restrictions, you may only visit with members of your household, not as a mixed group. If you need to rebook your visits, please contact us at 020 7300 8090 or tickets@royalacademy.org.uk, 10am – 5pm.

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720 - 1764)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire KG PC (8 May 1720 — 2 October 1764), styled Lord Cavendish before 1729 and Marquess of Hartington between 1729 and 1755, was a British Whig statesman who was briefly nominal Prime Minister of Great Britain. He was the first son of William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire and Catherine Hoskins.


Born: 8 May 1720

Died: 2 October 1764

Gender: Male

Associated books

1 results