Gladstone resigns as British Prime Minister

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British Prime Minister William Ewert Gladstone resigns from his post, following a vote of no confidence in his proposed budget. His popularity had already received a blow with the defeat of Charles George Gordon in Khartoum, which many saw as the result of Gladstone's neglect of this military hero.

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Editors. "Gladstone resigns as British Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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  1. Prime Ministers in Britain