William Pitt yang Muda

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William Pitt yang Muda (lahir 28 Mei 1759 – meninggal 23 Januari 1806 pada umur 46 tahun) adalah politisi asal Britania Raya pada akhir abad ke-18 dan awal abad ke-19. Ia menjadi Perdana Menteri Britania Raya termuda pada tahun 1783 di usia 24 tahun. Ia meninggalkan jabatan ini pada tahun 1801, tetapi kembali menjadi perdana menteri pada tahun 1804 sampai dengan kematiannya pada tahun 1806.

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

Kutipan[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • "Oh, my country! How I leave my country." (Attributed last words, from: Stanhope's Life of the Rt Hon. William Pitt (1862), vol. iv, p. 391)
  • "My country! Oh, my country!" (Attributed last words, from: G. Rose Diary 23 January 1806)
  • "I think I could eat one of Bellamy's veal pies." (alternative attributed last words)[1]
  • "...the foulest and most atrocious deed." (in reference to the execution of King Louis XVI of France)[2]
  • “Roll up that map: it will not be wanted these ten years.” (referring to a map of Europe, after hearing of Napoleon's victory at Austerlitz)

Bacaan lebih lanjut[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Black, Jeremy. British Foreign Policy in an Age of Revolutions, 1783–93 (1994)
  • Cooper, William. "William Pitt, Taxation, and the Needs of War," Journal of British Studies Vol. 22, No. 1 (Autumn, 1982), pp. 94–103 in JSTOR
  • Derry, J. Politics in the Age of Fox, Pitt and Liverpool: Continuity and Transformation (1990)
  • Duffy, Michael (2000). The Younger Pitt (Profiles In Power). Longman. ISBN 978-0-582-05279-6. 
  • Ehrman, J. P. W., and Anthony Smith. "Pitt, William (1759–1806)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, (2004); online 2009; accessed 12 Sept 2011
  • Ehrman, John (1969–1996). The Younger Pitt (3 volumes). Constable & Co. 
  • Jarrett, Derek (1974). Pitt the Younger. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. ASIN B002AMOXYK. 
  • Mori, Jennifer. "William Pitt the Younger" in R. Eccleshall and G. Walker, eds., Biographical Dictionary of British Prime Ministers (Routledge, 1998), pp. 85–94
  • Mori, Jennifer. "The political theory of William Pitt the Younger," History, April 1998, Vol. 83 Issue 270, pp 234–48
  • Reilly, Robin (1978). Pitt the Younger 1759–1806. Cassell Publishers. ASIN B001OOYKNE. 
  • Richards, Gerda C. "The Creations of Peers Recommended by the Younger Pitt," American Historical Review Vol. 34, No. 1 (Oct., 1928), pp. 47–54 in JSTOR
  • Sack, James J. From Jacobite to Conservative: Reaction and Orthodoxy in Britain c.1760–1832 (Cambridge University Press, 1993), does not see Pitt as a Tory
  • Sack, James J. The Grenvillites, 1801–29: Party Politics and Factionalism in the Age of Pitt and Liverpool (U. of Illinois Press, 1979)
  • Wilkinson, D. "The Pitt-Portland Coalition of 1794 and the Origins of the 'Tory' party" History 83 (1998), pp. 249–64

Sumber utama[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Pitt, William. The speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of commons (1817) edisi daring

Pranala luar[sunting | sunting sumber]


  1. ^ Johnson, Paul (2001-01-27). "Famous last words do not always ring true. or do they?". The Spectator. Diakses tanggal 2010-04-23. 
  2. ^ Kesalahan pengutipan: Tag <ref> tidak sah; tidak ditemukan teks untuk ref bernama 10downingstreet