UK Chancellors

Guess as many UK Chancellors of the Exchequer (since April 1721) as you can
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Last updated: January 10, 2022
First submittedMay 27, 2013
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A lot of Prime Ministers were also Chancellor
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Years in Office
Prime Minister
Answer
1721-1742
Sir Robert Walpole
Sir Robert Walpole
1742-1743
Earl of Welmington
Samuel Sandys
1743-1754
Henry Pelham
Henry Pelham
1754-1754 (March-April)
Duke of Newcastle
Sir William Lee
1754-1755
Duke of Newcastle
Henry Bilson Legge
1755-1756
Duke of Newcastle
Sir George Lyttelton
1756-1757
Duke of Devonshire
Henry Bilson Legge
1757-1757 (April -July)
Duke of Devonshire
Lord Mansfield
1757-1761
Duke of Newcastle
Henry Bilson Legge
1761-1762
Duke of Newcastle
Viscount Barrington
1762-1763
Earl of Bute
Sir Francis Dashwood
1763-1765
George Grenville
George Grenville
1765-1766
Marquess of Rockingham
William Dowdeswell
1766-1767
Earl of Chatham
Charles Townshend
1767-1782
Duke of Grafton + Lord North
Lord North
1782-1782 (March-July)
Marquess of Rockingham
Lord John Cavendish
1782-1783
Earl of Shelburne
William Pitt the Younger
1783-1783 (April-December)
Duke of Portland
Lord John Cavendish
1783-1801
William Pitt the Younger
William Pitt the Younger
1801-1804
Henry Addington
Henry Addington
1804-1806
William Pitt the Youger
William Pitt the Younger
1806-1807
Lord Grenville
Lord Henry Petty
1807-1812
Duke of Portland + Spencer Perceval
Spencer Perceval
1812-1817
Lord Liverpool
Nicholas Vansittart
1817-1823
Lord Liverpool
Nicholas Vansittart
1823-1827
Lord Liverpool
F.J. Robinson
1827-1827 (April-August)
George Canning
George Canning
1827-1827 (August-September)
Viscount Goderich
Lord Tenterden
1827-1828
Viscount Goderich
John Charles Herries
1828-1830
Duke of Wellington
Henry Goulburn
1830-1834
Earl Grey + Viscount Melbourne
Viscount Althorp
1834-1834 (November-December)
Duke of Wellington
Lord Denman
1834-1835
Sir Robert Peel
Sir Robert Peel
1835-1839
Viscount Melbourne
Thomas Spring Rice
1839-1841
Viscount Melbourne
Francis Baring
1841-1846
Sir Robert Peel
Henry Goulburn
1846-1852
Lord John Russel
Sir Charles Wood
1852-1852 (February-December)
Earl of Derby
Benjamin Disraeli
1852-1855
Earl of Aberdeen
William Gladstone
1855-1858
Viscount Palmerston
Sir George Cornewall Lewis
1858-1859
Earl of Derby
Benjamin Disraeli
1859-1866
Viscount Palmerston + The Earl Russel
William Gladstone
1866-1868
Earl of Derby
Benjamin Disraeli
1868-1868 (February-December)
Benjamin Disraeli
George Ward Hunt
1868-1873
William Gladstone
Robert Lowe
1873-1874
William Gladstone
William Gladstone
1874-1880
Benjamin Disraeli
Sir Stafford Northcote
1880-1882
William Gladstone
William Gladstone
1882-1885
William Gladstone
Hugh Childers
Years in Office
Prime Minister
Answer
1885-1886
Marquess of Salisbury
Sir Michael Hicks Beach
1886-1886 (February-July)
William Gladstone
Sir William Vernon Harcourt
1886-1886 (August-December)
Marquess of Salisbury
Lord Randolph Churchill
1887-1892
Marquess of Salisbury
George Goschen
1892-1895
William Gladstone + Earl of Roseberry
Sir William Vernon Harcourt
1895-1902
Marquess of Salisbury
Sir Michael Hicks Beach
1902-1903
Arthur Balfour
Charles Ritchie
1903-1905
Arthur Balfour
Austen Chamberlain
1905-1908
Henry Campbell-Bannerman
H.H. Asquith
1908-1915
H.H. Asquith
David Lloyd George
1915-1916
H.H. Asquith
Reginald McKenna
1916-1919
David Lloyd George
Andrew Bonar Law
1919-1921
David Lloyd George
Austen Chamberlain
1921-1922
David Lloyd George
Sir Robert Horne
1922-1923
Andrew Bonar Law + Stanley Baldwin
Stanley Baldwin
1923-1924
Stanley Baldwin
Neville Chamberlain
1924-1924 (January-November)
Ramsay MacDonald
Phillip Snowden
1924-1929
Stanley Baldwin
Winston Churchill
1929-1931
Ramsay MacDonald
Phillip Snowden
1931-1937
Ramsay MacDonald + Stanley Baldwin
Neville Chamberlain
1937-1940
Neville Chamberlain
Sir John Simon
1940-1943
Winston Churchill
Sir Kingsley Wood
1943-1945
Winston Churchill
Sir John Anderson
1945-1947
Clement Attlee
Hugh Dalton
1947-1950
Clement Attlee
Sir Stafford Cripps
1950-1951
Clement Attlee
Hugh Gaitskell
1951-1955
Sir Winston Churchill
R.A. Butler
1955-1957
Sir Anthony Eden
Harold Macmillan
1957-1958
Harold Macmillan
Peter Thorneycroft
1958-1960
Harold Macmillan
Derick Heathcoat-Amory
1960-1962
Harold Macmillan
Selwyn Lloyd
1962-1964
Sir Alec Douglas-Home
Reginald Maudling
1964-1967
Harold Wilson
James Callaghan
1967-1970
Harold Wilson
Roy Jenkins
1970-1970 (June-July)
Edward Heath
Iain Macleod
1970-1974
Edward Heath
Anthony Barber
1974-1979
Harold Wilson + James Callaghan
Denis Healey
1979-1983
Margaret Thatcher
Sir Geoffrey Howe
1983-1989
Margaret Thatcher
Nigel Lawson
1989-1990
Margaret Thatcher
John Major
1990-1993
John Major
Norman Lamont
1993-1997
John Major
Kenneth Clarke
1997-2007
Tony Blair
Gordon Brown
2007-2010
Gordon Brown
Alistair Darling
2010-2016
David Cameron
George Osborne
2016-2019
Theresa May
Philip Hammond
2019-2020
Boris Johnson
Sajid Javid
2020-?
Boris Johnson
Rishi Sunak
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Level 71
Aug 15, 2015
Tenderton should be Tenterden
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Level 47
Jul 27, 2016
Correction made, thank you
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Level 30
Oct 22, 2017
Correction not made
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Level 71
Aug 16, 2017
Still not accepting Tenterden
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Level 47
Dec 24, 2017
apologies, the original edit did not go through correctly, it has now been corrected and the quiz has been updated up to the present day as well
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Level 81
Aug 23, 2019
Javid should probably work as a type-in on its own. Nice quiz.
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Level 64
Aug 24, 2019
It's inconsistent as to whether it fills in for surname only e.g. 'Chamberlain' and 'Churchill' where there are multiple entries. Good quiz.