John Cadbury

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Birthday
12, 1802
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 11, 1889 (86)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1802
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 11, 1889 (86)

About

Chocolate entrepreneur who created the modern chocolate bar and founded Cadbury plc.

Before Fame

He suffered early exclusion from top universities because of his Quaker religion.

Trivia

He also founded the animal rights group that would later become the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Family Life

He married Candia Barrow, his second wife, in 1831. He had six children: John, Richard, Maria, George, Joseph, Edward, and Henry.

Associated With

He helped lead the modern chocolate era, much like his American counterpart Frank Mars.