William Booth

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Birthday
10, 1829
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 20, 1912 (83)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1829
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 20, 1912 (83)

About

British Methodist preacher who founded the Salvation Army in 1865 and was its first General from 1878 to 1912.

Before Fame

He converted to Methodism when he was fifteen.

Trivia

His book In Darkest England and the Way Out became a best-seller after it was published in 1890.

Family Life

He had eight children with his wife Catherine.

Associated With

He was a Methodist leader like John Wesley.