William Ewart Gladstone

1809 - 1898

William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone (; 29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman and Liberal politician. In a career lasting over 60 years, he served for 12 years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, spread over four terms beginning in 1868 and ending in 1894. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Ewart Gladstone has received more than 1,943,196 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,472nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William Ewart Gladstone ranks 1,463 out of 14,801Before him are Mongkut, Mary of Guise, Alaric II, John IV Laskaris, Getúlio Vargas, and Michelle Bachelet. After him are Vallabhbhai Patel, Shennong, Lentulus Batiatus, Agesilaus II, Publius Cornelius Scipio, and Tancred, Prince of Galilee.

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Among people born in 1809, William Ewart Gladstone ranks 9Before him are Abraham Lincoln, Nikolai Gogol, Felix Mendelssohn, Louis Braille, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, and Georges-Eugène Haussmann. After him are Bruno Bauer, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Joseph Liouville, Albert Pike, Hermann Grassmann, and Juliusz Słowacki. Among people deceased in 1898, William Ewart Gladstone ranks 8Before him are Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, Gustave Moreau, Eugène Boudin, and Johann Jakob Balmer. After him are Ivan Shishkin, Charbel Makhlouf, Henry Bessemer, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, and Aubrey Beardsley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Ewart Gladstone ranks 347 out of 5,347Before him are John Everett Millais (1829), George Michael (1963), John Knox (1514), Frederick Soddy (1877), Ælla of Northumbria (800), and William Wordsworth (1770). After him are Enid Blyton (1897), John Bowlby (1907), Ian McShane (1942), Nicholas Winton (1909), Mary of Teck (1867), and Daphne du Maurier (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William Ewart Gladstone ranks 57Before him are Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Clement Attlee (1883), David Lloyd George (1863), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), David II of Scotland (1324), and Ælla of Northumbria (800). After him are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Tony Blair (1953), Æthelred the Unready (968), Tristan (535), Randal Cremer (1828), and Æthelwulf, King of Wessex (795).