GLADSTONE, William Ewart


GLADSTONE, William Ewart
(1809-1898)
   British LIBERAL leader and statesman whose policies were based on his attempt to apply CHRISTIAN principles to politics.

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  • 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. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gladstone, William Ewart — (1809–1898)    William Gladstone was four times British prime minister, and leader of the Liberal Party at the height of its power in the late nineteenth century. Gladstone’s name became synonymous with a central kind of Victorian liberalism,… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Gladstone, William Ewart — ▪ prime minister of United Kingdom Introduction born December 29, 1809, Liverpool, England died May 19, 1898, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales  statesman and four time prime minister of Great Britain (1868–74, 1880–85, 1886, 1892–94). Early life… …   Universalium

  • Gladstone, William Ewart — (1809 1898)    British statesman.    Index: Sy Elected to Parliament for Newark, 22; defeated at Manchester, 48. E His opinion of Lord Elgin, 7, 78; sympathy for Confederate States, 202. B Defends free trade policy, 31; not in favour of… …   The makers of Canada

  • GLADSTONE, WILLIAM EWART —    statesman, orator, and scholar, born at Liverpool, son of a Liverpool merchant, sometime of Leith, and of Ann, daughter of Andrew Robertson, Stornoway; educated at Eton and Oxford; entered Parliament in 1832 as member for Newark in the Tory… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Gladstone, William Ewart — (1809 1898)    Statesman, scholar, and man of letters, fourth s. of Sir John G., a merchant in Liverpool, was of Scottish ancestry. He was ed. at Eton and Christ Church, Oxf. From his youth he was deeply interested in religious and ecclesiastical …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • William Ewart Gladstone — (* 29. Dezember 1809 in Liverpool; † 19. Mai 1898 in Hawarden/Wales, seinem Landsitz) war ein viermaliger britischer Premierminister und einer der bedeutendsten britischen Politiker in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Gladstone begründete …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Ewart Gladstone — The Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone FRS FSS Prime Minister of the United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • William Ewart Gladstone — Mandats 41e, 43e, 45e et 47e Premier ministre du Royaume Uni …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Ewart Gladstone — noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809 1898) • Syn: ↑Gladstone, ↑William Gladstone • Instance Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader …   Useful english dictionary


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