Ewart, William

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William, English physician, 1848-1929.
Ewart procedure - elevation of the larynx between the thumb and forefinger to elicit tracheal tugging.
Ewart sign - in large pericardial effusions, an area of dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony below the angle of the left scapula. Synonym(s): Pins sign
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| 1898: William Ewart Gladstone, four times Liberal prime minister, died at Hawarden Castle in North Wales, aged 88.
West of Osborne is another great house, Farringford, home of Alfred Lord Tennyson, who was not only Poet Laureate, and a friend of the great Liberal politician William Ewart Gladstone, but also a great character in his own right.
1809: William Ewart Gladstone was born in Liverpool.
1809: William Ewart Gladstone, pictured, was born in Liverpool.
Sir Erskine William Gladstone - the great grandson of the 19th Century Liberal PM William Ewart Gladstone - has died.
The other "Houses" were Gladstone, after the Liverpool-born politician William Ewart Gladstone, who was Prime Minister four times; Picton, after Sir James Picton, who inspired the building of Liverpool's Central Library; and Rathbone, after Eleanor Rathbone, a remarkable campaigner for women's rights.
Prime Ministers Robert Peel (1859), William Ewart Gladstone (1902) and MP James Oswald (1856) are also remembered.
Meanwhile, a magnificent silver dinner service, right, was commissioned from Storr by the people of Liverpool for presentation to Sir John Gladstone (1764-1851) father of Prime Minister William Ewart, in 1824 to celebrate the former's role in the promotion of trade and commerce in the city.
Sir Stephen Glynne, the 9th baronet, succeeded to the baronetcy in 1815 and became Liberal MP for Flint: through this connection his sister, Catherine Glynne, met Whig politician and later PM William Ewart Gladstone, whom she married.
From William Booth to William Ewart Gladstone, Victorian Britain had its share of political, social, and moral crusaders.
Another notable son was the four-time British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone.
The box was first used by William Ewart Gladstone in 1860, and most Chancellors of the Exchequer have used it ever since.