William Miller

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Birthday
15, 1782
Birthplace
Pittsfield, MA
Death Date
Dec 20, 1849 (67)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1782
Birthplace
Pittsfield, MA
Death Date
Dec 20, 1849 (67)

About

Baptist preacher known for being the founder of Adventism. He was the influence behind the creation of denominations like the Seventh-day Adventists and the Advent Christians.

Before Fame

He stopped receiving formal education at age 18 but was elected to public office as a Constable.

Trivia

He predicted the return of Christ on October 22, 1844, a day which would later come to be known as the Millerites' Great Disappointment.

Family Life

He fathered ten children.

Associated With

He paved the way for future Adventists like minister Arthur Daniells.