List of Secretaries of State For Foreign Affairs (UK) - Foreign Secretary of Great Britain

Foreign Secretary of Great Britain

In 1782 the positions of Secretary of State for the Northern Department and Secretary of State for the Southern Department were put together and divided upon domestic/international lines into the positions of Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary.

Name Portrait Name and Party of Prime Minister Entered office Left office Political party
Charles James Fox The Marquess of Rockingham (Whig) 27 March 5 June 1782 Whig
The Lord Grantham The Earl of Shelburne (Whig) 13 July 1782 3 April 1783 Whig
Charles James Fox The Duke of Portland (Whig) 2 April 19 December 1783 Whig
The Earl Temple William Pitt the Younger (Tory) 19 December 22 December 1783 Whig
The Marquess of Camarthen William Pitt the Younger (Tory) 23 December 1783 May 1791 Whig
The Lord Grenville William Pitt the Younger (Tory) 8 June 1791 20 February 1801 Whig

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