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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The event, between 12 noon and 4pm, will be a celebration of how the building, named after the granddaughter-in-law of Victorian Prime Minister William Gladstone, was brought back to life a decade ago, after years of disrepair.
But all the signs are suggesting that the party is being blotted out, particularly by the Scottish Nationalists, and a revival of the Liberal Democrats to the great days of William Gladstone seems more than unlikely.
| 1863: The London Underground railway was opened by William Gladstone. The Metropolitan Railway went from Paddington to Farringdon Street, stopping at seven stations.
A LETTER by Prime Minister William Gladstone asking to extend a boy's holidays is up for auction.
Sir Erskine William Gladstone - the great grandson of the 19th Century Liberal PM William Ewart Gladstone - has died.
1863: The London Underground railway was opened by William Gladstone. The Metropolitan W circus clown was born as Adrien Wettach in Switzerland.
BORN WILLIAM Gladstone, Prime Minister, 1809 MARY Tyler Moore, US actress, 1937, above COZY Powell, UK rock drummer, 1947 DIED THOMAS Becket, Archbishop, 1170 BOB Monkhouse, UK entertainer, 2003, above TONY Greig, England cricketer, 2012
e Infant Hercules is a phrase well-known to Teessiders as being the name bestowed on Middlesbrough by Victorian minister William Gladstone who, in 1862, said: "is remarkable place, the youngest child of England's enterprise, is an infant, but if an infant, an infant Hercules."
The near proximity of the centennial of William Gladstone's death [1998] and the bicentennial of his birth [2009] has proven that, though new perspectives on Gladstone's life are virtually inexhaustible, satisfying explanations are harder to find.
We even learn that William Gladstone made some telling contributions to Homeric studies.