Definition of Leverhulme, 1st Viscount in English:

Leverhulme, 1st Viscount

proper noun

  • (1851–1925), English industrialist and philanthropist; born William Hesketh Lever. He and his brother manufactured soap under the trade name Sunlight; their company, Lever Bros., came to form the basis of the international corporation Unilever. Leverhulme founded the model village Port Sunlight for his company's workers.

Pronunciation:

Leverhulme, 1st Viscount

/ˈliːvəhjuːm/