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Herbert Gladstone
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Born in Whitehall, London
Born on 18th of February 1854
Died in Ware, Hertfordshire
Died on 6th of March 1930

Born 1854. Died 1930 - English politician.

Born in Downing Street where he father was living as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Educated at University College, Oxford. Was Liberal MP for Leeds (1880-1910). Was Home Secretary (1905-10) when he was the first Governor General of the Union of South Africa. Created Viscount Gladstone in 1910. Died at his home in Ware and was buried in the town's Little Munden Church.

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