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William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898) Hawarden/Wales
English statesman and Liberal politician, 4-time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Defended slavery, fought for compensation for slave owners. His father, who ran numerous slave plantations, received the largest of all emancipation compensation payments in the country for the loss of his slaves under the Slave Compensation Act of 1837.