Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth

   Bart., P.C., LL.D., etc.
(b. 1843)
   Political writer. Greater Britain (1868), The Fall of Prince Floristan of Monaco, Problems of Greater Britain (1890), etc.

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  • DILKE, SIR CHARLES WENTWORTH —    English publicist and politician, grandson of the preceding, born at Chelsea; called to the bar; travelled in America and the English colonies, and wrote a record of his travels in his Greater Britain ; entered Parliament as an extreme… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth, 2o baronet — (4 sep. 1843, Londres, Inglaterra–26 ene. 1911, Londres). Político británico. Fue elegido al parlamento en 1868, primero en calidad de radical y después como moderado. En 1882 se incorporó al gabinete de William E. Gladstone y era considerado… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth, 2nd Baronet — born Sept. 4, 1843, London, Eng. died Jan. 26, 1911, London British politician. He was elected to Parliament in 1868, first as an extremist then as a moderate. In 1882 he became a member of William E. Gladstone s cabinet and was seen as a future… …   Universalium

  • Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd Baronet — Charles Dilke redirects here. For other uses, see Charles Dilke (disambiguation). Sir Charles Dilke, Bt Image from an Ogden s Cigarette Card Born 4 September 1843& …   Wikipedia

  • Sir Charles Dilke, 1st Baronet — For other people named Charles Dilke, see Charles Dilke (disambiguation). Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 1st Baronet (18 February 1810 – 10 May 1869), English Whig politician, son of Charles Wentworth Dilke, proprietor and editor of The Athenaeum,… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Wentworth Dilke — For other people named Charles Dilke, see Charles Dilke (disambiguation). Dilke redirects here. For other uses, see Dilke (disambiguation). Charles Wentworth Dilke Born 1789 Great Britain Died 1864 United Kingdom Occupation Civil servant, critic …   Wikipedia

  • Dilke, Charles Wentworth — (1789 1864)    Critic and writer on literature, served for many years in the Navy Pay Office, on retiring from which he devoted himself to literary pursuits. He had in 1814 16 made a continuation of Dodsley s Collection of English Plays, and in… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Charles — Charles, Ray * * * (as used in expressions) Adams, Charles Francis Addams, Charles (Samuel) Atlas, Charles Babbage, Charles Barkley, Charles (Wade) Charles Daly Barnet Bartlett, Sir Frederic C(harles) Baudelaire, Charles (Pierre) Charles Edward… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Charles — /chahrlz/, n. 1. (Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II). 2. Ray (Ray Charles Robinson), born 1930, U.S. blues singer and pianist. 3. Cape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the… …   Universalium

  • sir — /serr/, n. 1. a respectful or formal term of address used to a man: No, sir. 2. (cap.) the distinctive title of a knight or baronet: Sir Walter Scott. 3. (cap.) a title of respect for some notable personage of ancient times: Sir Pandarus of Troy …   Universalium

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