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William Ewart Gladstone

Head of State, Politician (29-Dec-1809 — 19-May-1898)


Richard Aldous.. The Lion and the Unicorn: Gladstone vs Disraeli. New York: W. W. Norton. 2007. 368pp.

Lewis Apjohn. William Ewart Gladstone: His Life and Times. London: Walter Scott. 1880.

Thomas Archer. Gladstone and His Contemporaries. London: Blackie & Son. 1885. (4 vols.)

David W. Bebbington. The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer, and Politics. Oxford University Press. 2004.

E. G. Collieu. Gladstone. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. 1968. 63pp.

Travis L. Crosby. The Two Mr. Gladstones: A Study in Psychology and History. Yale University Press. 1997. 287pp.

Richard Deacon. The Private Life of Mr. Gladstone. London: Frederick Muller. 1965. 189pp.

E. J Feuchtwanger. Gladstone. London: A. Lane. 1975. 315pp.

Frank Wakeley Gunsaulus. William Ewart Gladstone: A Biographical Study. American Educational League. 1898. 384pp.

Thomas W. Handford. William Ewart Gladstone: Life and Public Services. Chicago: Dominion Company. 1898. 424pp.

Francis W. Hirst. Gladstone as Financier and Economist. London: Ernest Benn. 1931. 327pp.

J. Castell Hopkins. Life and Work of Mr. Gladstone. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: C. R. Parish. 1895. 500pp.

Roy Jenkins. Gladstone. London: Macmillan. 1995. 698pp.

D. M. Kelsey. Life And Public Services of William E. Gladstone. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Morgan Publishing Co.. 1898. 504pp.

Henry W. Lucy. The Right Honourable W. E. Gladstone: A Study from Life. London: W. H. Allen. 1895. 252pp.

E. A. MacDonald. Mr. Gladstone: A Popular Biography. Edinburgh & London: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier. 1891. 246pp.

Philip Magnus. Gladstone: A Biography. London: John Murray. 1954.

Joyce Marlow. The Oak and the Ivy: An Intimate Biography of William and Catherine Gladstone. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company. 1977. 324pp.

H. C. G. Matthew. Gladstone. Oxford University Press. 1992-95. Volume I: 1809-1874. Volume II: 1875-1898.

Justin McCarthy. The Story of Gladstone's Life. Toronto: Theodore W. Gregory. 1898. 436pp.

John Morley. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone. London: Macmillan. 1903. (3 vols.) 661pp. + 666pp. + 648pp.

Agatha Ramm (editor). The Political Correspondence of Mr Gladstone and Lord Granville, 1868-1876. London: Royal Historical Society. 1952. (2 vols.)

John C. Ridpath. The Life and Times of William E. Gladstone. Chicago, IL: Monroe Books. 1898. 639pp.

J. Ewing Ritchie. The Life and Times of William Ewart Gladstone. London, Edinburgh and Dublin: William Mackenzie. 1898. 1452pp.

Richard Shannon. Gladstone. London: Hamish Hamilton. 1982. (2 vols.) Volume I, 1809-1865. Volume II, Gladstone: Heroic Minister, 1865-1898.

George Barnett Smith. The Life and Times of The Right Honourable William Ewart Gladstone. Glasgow: James Campbell. 1888. (6 vols.)


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.594)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.158)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.402)

  9. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.401)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.204)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.251)

  12. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.138)

  13. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.186)

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