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This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister
His official post was First Lord of the Treasury (1721-1742)
He took over more and more control due to the long absences (and disinterest) of George I and II
This Day in British History
05 December, 1766
Christie's auctioneers hold first sale
The date is open to some debate, but according to Christies themselves, James Christie conducted his first sale in 1766.