Dwight L. Moody

1837 - 1899

Dwight L. Moody

Dwight Lyman Moody (February 5, 1837 – December 22, 1899), also known as D. L. Moody, was an American evangelist and publisher connected with Keswickianism, who founded the Moody Church, Northfield School and Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts (now Northfield Mount Hermon School), Moody Bible Institute and Moody Publishers. One of his most famous quotes was “Faith makes all things possible... Love makes all things easy.“ Moody gave up his lucrative boot and shoe business to devote his life to revivalism, working first in the Civil War with union troops through YMCA in the United States Christian commission. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dwight L. Moody has received more than 651,991 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,424th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Dwight L. Moody ranks 1,416 out of 2,001Before him are Kaundinya, Abraham a Sancta Clara, Karl Lehmann, Ambrose Traversari, Zdislava Berka, and Dorotheus of Tyre. After him are Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, Franjo Kuharić, Anuruddha, François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, Clodoald, and Charles Lwanga.

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Among people born in 1837, Dwight L. Moody ranks 53Before him are Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, Moritz Kaposi, John Wesley Hyatt, Carolus-Duran, Ernest Guiraud, and Itagaki Taisuke. After him are Nicolás Avellaneda, Zhang Zhidong, Theodore Gill, Mary Harris Jones, Sanjō Sanetomi, and Henry Becque. Among people deceased in 1899, Dwight L. Moody ranks 29Before him are Guido Gezelle, Katsu Kaishū, Vincas Kudirka, Carl Millöcker, Emilio Castelar, and Ernest Renshaw. After him are Mór Than, Garret Hobart, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa, Ottmar Mergenthaler, Antonio Guzmán Blanco, and Lucien Quélet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dwight L. Moody ranks 3,077 out of 12,171Before him are Edwin Sutherland (1883), Tiger Woods (1975), Gig Young (1913), Jon Bernthal (1976), Edward Bellamy (1850), and Charles Addams (1912). After him are Bob Pettit (1932), Kevin James (1965), Seymour Cray (1925), Richard Anderson (1926), Herman Kahn (1922), and Zack Snyder (1966).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Dwight L. Moody ranks 25Before him are Raymond Leo Burke (1948), Robert Cornelius (1809), David Wilkerson (1931), Frederick William Franz (1893), Madalyn Murray O'Hair (1919), and Don Alden Adams (1925). After him are Jeralean Talley (1899), Kateri Tekakwitha (1656), David Koresh (1959), Thomas S. Monson (1927), Alvin Sargent (1927), and Elizabeth Bolden (1890).

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