William Wilberforce


Born
in Hull, The United Kingdom
August 24, 1759

Died
July 29, 1833

Genre

Influences
God; The Holy Bible


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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