William Wilberforce





William Wilberforce

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born
in Hull, The United Kingdom
August 24, 1759

died
July 29, 1833

gender
male

genre

influences
God; The Holy Bible


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William Wilberforce was an MP, a committed Christian and a vanguard in the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire. He campaigned all his life, despite opposition and ill health and championed reform in many areas of society. He was founder of the Church Mission Society and what would later come to be known as the RSPCA.


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William Wilberforce [With CD]
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365 Days with Wilberforce: ...
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The Correspondence of Willi...
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A Letter on the Abolition o...
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An Appeal to the Religion, ...
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The Life of William Wilberf...
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Private Papers of William W...
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The Law and Practice of Ele...
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More books by William Wilberforce…
“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.”
William Wilberforce

“We are too young to realize that certain things are impossible... So we will do them anyway.”
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“If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.”
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