W.E. Gladstone

Mr William Ewart Gladstone

Rush ID: 1687

Details

Born:
29 December 1809
Died:
19 May 1898
Birth place:
Liverpool, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Sir John Gladstone, 1st Bart, and his second wife Anne Robertson
Notes:
also elec for Leeds 1880 and Leith Dist 1886, but chose to sit for Midlothian(const name Edinburghshire)
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1687
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q160852
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GLADSTONE, W.E. (1809-1898)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburghshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Greenwich

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Lancashire Southern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Oxford University

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  5. Newark-on-Trent

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1845*
    Date of exit: c. 1845*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Sec. Of State for Colonies, December 1845.

Ministerial offices

  1. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1873-1874

  2. Prime Minister 1880-1885

  3. Prime Minister 1868-1874

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1852-1855

  5. Prime Minister 1892-1894

  6. Whip 1834

  7. Under-Secretary 1835

  8. Vice-President of the Board of Trade 1841-1843

  9. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1845-1846

  10. President of the Board of Trade 1843-1845

  11. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1859-1866

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Attended -1831

    Graduated

    Double first class

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Glynne, Catherine

    Year: 1839

Relationships

  1. Brother of Thomas Gladstone

  2. Grandfather of William Gladstone

  3. Father of William Gladstone

  4. Father of Herbert Gladstone

  5. Brother of John Gladstone

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

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Clubs

  1. United University Club