Gladstone William Ewart

Gladstone

, William Ewart 1809-1898.
British political leader who served as Liberal prime minister four times (1868-1874, 1880-1885, 1886, and 1892-1894). He enacted educational and parliamentary reforms and supported Irish home rule.
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