William Booth

1829 - 1912

William Booth

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was an English Methodist preacher who, along with his wife, Catherine, founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England, to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Booth has received more than 519,471 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 836th most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, William Booth ranks 835 out of 2,001Before him are Maron, 11th Dalai Lama, Theodore Stratelates, Sergius of Radonezh, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, and Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo. After him are Veronica Giuliani, Didymus the Blind, Humbert of Silva Candida, Eusebius of Nicomedia, Conrad Schumann, and Anastasius of Persia.

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Among people born in 1829, William Booth ranks 12Before him are John Everett Millais, Chester A. Arthur, Asaph Hall, Auguste Beernaert, Alfred Brehm, and Theodor Billroth. After him are Philip Sclater, Anselm Feuerbach, Ranavalona II, Tự Đức, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, and Adolf Eugen Fick. Among people deceased in 1912, William Booth ranks 30Before him are Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Henry Tingle Wilde, James Paul Moody, Franz Reichelt, and Isidor Straus. After him are Bolesław Prus, Nogi Maresuke, W. T. Stead, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Nettie Stevens, and Ion Luca Caragiale.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Booth ranks 836 out of 5,347Before him are Ray Milland (1907), Malcolm III of Scotland (1031), Eleanor Marx (1855), Daniel Rutherford (1749), Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), and Derek Jacobi (1938). After him are J. B. S. Haldane (1892), James Anderson (1680), Judith of Flanders (844), Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), Kenny Dalglish (1951), and Norman Angell (1872).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, William Booth ranks 19Before him are Charles Spurgeon (1834), John Harvard (1607), Thomas Wolsey (1473), William Tyndale (1494), Saint Malachy (1094), and George Fox (1624). After him are Frederick Fleet (1887), Mary Ann Nichols (1845), Henry (1100), Hudson Taylor (1832), Edith Cavell (1865), and John Fisher (1469).

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