William Gladstone

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Noun1.William Gladstone - liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)William Gladstone - liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
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| 1898: William Ewart Gladstone, four times Liberal prime minister, died at Hawarden Castle in North Wales, aged 88.
1809: William Ewart Gladstone, pictured, was born in Liverpool.
1809: William Ewart Gladstone was born in Liverpool.
Caretef y Prifweinidog William Ewart Gladstone - gwr fu yn Brifweinidog am bedair tymor yn y cyfnod Fictoraidd.
Sir Erskine William Gladstone - the great grandson of the 19th Century Liberal PM William Ewart Gladstone - has died.
She knew that the political reforms of Liverpool's own William Ewart Gladstone, four times Prime Minister between 1868 and 1894, would pop up in our O-level paper.
In chapter 3, the author deals with the reactions to the parliamentary Maynooth Grant [1845] to train most Roman Catholic priests in Ireland and also with Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone's disestablishment of the (Protestant) Church of Ireland [1869].
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. In a career that spanned more than 60 years, he resigned for the final time through failing hearing and eyesight at the age of 84, Britain's oldest premier.
Benson and Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone. Gladstone, for example, retreated from personal responsibility for his wife's suffering in childbirth by praying, but both men seemed 'conscious of a greater degree of guilt and shame than was the case with most of the fathers in this study.'
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.