"Charles Stewart Parnell" was an Irish landlord, Irish Nationalism/nationalist politician/political leader, Irish Land League/land reform agitator, and the founder and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party. He was one of the most important figures in 19th century United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland/Great Britain and Ireland, and was described by Prime Minister of the UK/Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone/William Gladstone as the most remarkable person he had ever met.
Parnell led the Irish Parliamentary Party as Member of Parliament (MP) through the period of Parliamentary nationalism in Ireland between 1875 and his death in 1891. Future Liberal Party (UK)/Liberal Prime Minister H. H. Asquith described him as one of the three or four greatest men of the 19th century, while Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane/Lord Haldane described him as the strongest man the British House of Commons/House of Commons had seen in 150 years. The Irish Parliamentary Party split during 1890, following revelations of Parnell's private life intruding into his political career. He has nevertheless been revered by subsequent Irish parliamentary republicans and nationalists.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Charles Stewart Parnell on Wikipedia.