William Gladstone

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liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)

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Sugar continued to increase in popularity, and in 1874, Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone abolished the sugar tax to bring the price within the means of ordinary citizens.
And fifth in the list is the Liberal 'Grand Old Man', William Ewart Gladstone, who died on May 19, 1898 aged 89, four months and 21 days.
His fellow students voted him in and he follows in the footsteps of former Tory leader William Hague, Boris Johnson, Lord Salisbury, William Ewart Gladstone, Tony Benn, Ann Widdecombe, Michael Heseltine and Benazir Bhutto.
The family of William Ewart Gladstone, Britain's Prime Minister, came from here.
Jagger, Gladstone, The Making of a Christian Politician: The Personal Religious Life and Development of William Ewart Gladstone, 1809-1832 (Pickwick Publications, 1991), xix, 326 pp.
The building was originally designed by Henry Holtom, of Dewsbury, in the Italian classical style and was opened in 1887 by the former and future Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone.
The former's past pupils include Wayne Rooney - as well as Sean Mercer, who murdered 11-year-old Rhys Jones - while the latter has produced 19 British Prime Ministers, including William Pitt the Elder, the first Duke of Wellington, William Ewart Gladstone and David Cameron, as well as members of the Royal Family, such as Princes William and Harry.
And, in 1868, Liberal statesman William Ewart Gladstone, born in Rodney Street, became Prime Minister for the first of what would become four times, during a political career that stretched over 60 years.
William Ewart Gladstone labelled Middlesbrough an "infant Hercules" in a speech in the town in 1862.
And Labour's political opponents are no more likely to support such a move, for in every politician's ear will echo the words of William Ewart Gladstone.
William Ewart Gladstone, a far greater politician than any of our AMs was a believer.
Who is this young whippersnapper', you could almost hear them say, 'who dares to step into the shoes of William Ewart Gladstone and Lloyd George?
So it's back to the future with Anthony Charles Lynton Blair and William Ewart Gladstone.
Gladstone's "fact" is discussed in John Morley, Life of William Ewart Gladstone (London: Macmillan, 1903), 3: 543-544.
Gladstone Street, Aston, and Gladstone Road, in Erdington, Spark-Sparkbrook and Yardley, are named after William Ewart Gladstone who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer under Aberdeen and went on to become a famous Liberal prime minister, forming A number of other streets indicate support for Liberal and reforming politicians.