William Gladstone (1809-98)

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  • prime minister four times 
  • arguably the founder of the modern liberal party
  • he was a conventional liberal in that he supported individual liberty, religious tolerance, free trade and independence for Ireland
  • he believed that inequality was the natural state of humankind
  • he can be considered more a follower of Green's than Mill's brand of liberal thought

What he did:

  • he promoted the introduction of elementary education with…


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