Britain: One Queen, 13 Prime Ministers in 64 years

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Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when Elizabeth Alexandra Mary succeeded her father, King George VI, on February 6, 1952 and became Queen Elizabeth.

Today, Theresa May is Britain’s new leader, accepting an invitation to govern from Queen Elizabeth II.

In 64 years, Queen Elizabeth worked with 13 Prime Ministers.

Below is the list of Prime Ministers of Britain since 1952 when she became Queen.

1. Sir Winston Churchill

(1874–1965) 26 October 1951 – 6 April 1955

2. Sir Anthony Eden number

(1897–1977) 6 April 1955 – 10 January 1957

3. Harold Macmillan

(1894–1986) 10 January 1957 – 19 October 1963

4. Alec Douglas-Home

(1903–1995) 19 October 1963 – 16 October 1964

5. Harold Wilson

(1916–1995) 16 October 1964 – 19 June 1970

6. Edward Heath

(1916–2005) 19 June 1970 – 4 March 1974

(5) Harold Wilson (returned as PM)

(1916–1995) 4 March 1974 – 5 April 1976

7. James Callaghan

(1912–2005) 5 April 1976 – 4 May 1979

8. Margaret Thatcher

(1925–2013) 4 May 1979 – 28 November 1990

9. John Major

(1943–) 28 November 1990 – 2 May 1997

10. Tony Blair

(1953–) 2 May 1997 – 27 June 2007

11. Gordon Brown

(1951–) 27 June 2007 – 11 May 2010

12. David Cameron

(1966–) 11 May 2010 – 13 July 2016

13. Theresa May 2015

(1956–) 13 July 2016

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