Legendary Rivalry of England’s Prime Ministers

William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli were both prime ministers of England and bitter political opponents. Their dislike for each other is legendary.

Once at a social gathering Gladstone said to Disraeli “Sir, I predict you will die either by hanging or of some vile disease.” Disraeli responded, “That depends, Sir, on weather I embrace your principles or your mistress.”

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