William Ewart Gladstone


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Noun1.William Ewart Gladstone - liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)William Ewart Gladstone - liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
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1809: William Ewart Gladstone was born in Liverpool.
1809: Four-time British prime minister William Ewart Gladstone was born in Liverpool.
The other "Houses" were Gladstone, after the Liverpool-born politician William Ewart Gladstone, who was Prime Minister four times; Picton, after Sir James Picton, who inspired the building of Liverpool's Central Library; and Rathbone, after Eleanor Rathbone, a remarkable campaigner for women's rights.
William Ewart Gladstone, leader of the Liberal Party in the 19th century, was arguably one of the most verbose, intellectual individuals ever to enter Parliament.
During those same years, his rival, William Ewart Gladstone, appealed to British public opinion to condemn the "Bulgarian Massacres" in the Ottoman Empire and later to denounce a Disraelian policy that focused on British military intervention, which Gladstone described as immoral.
Sir Stephen Glynne, the 9th baronet, succeeded to the baronetcy in 1815 and became Liberal MP for Flint: through this connection his sister, Catherine Glynne, met Whig politician and later PM William Ewart Gladstone, whom she married.
Another notable son was the four-time British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone.
The box was first used by William Ewart Gladstone in 1860, and most Chancellors of the Exchequer have used it ever since.
Disraeli may be every liberal's favorite conservative, but his great rival, William Ewart Gladstone, is an orphan: too much the classical liberal for today's Left, too anti-imperialist for the contemporary Right.
The speaker--or orator would be more apt in this case--was one of Britain's most venerated statesmen, William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), on the occasion of the violent repression by the Ottomans of the April uprising in Bulgaria in 1876.
There was a family of carvers in the town which resulted in many items of our furniture being carved in the most extraordinary and beautiful way in exchange for work which dad had carried out for them, and there were three beautiful oil paintings, all in identical brass frames, of Benjamin Disraeli, William Ewart Gladstone and Guiseppe Garibaldi in his well known red cloak (dad hated him