William M. Branham

1909 - 1965

William M. Branham

William Marrion Branham (April 6, 1909 – December 24, 1965) was an American Christian minister and faith healer who initiated the post–World War II healing revival. He left a lasting impact on televangelism and the modern Charismatic movement and is recognized as the "principal architect of restorationist thought" for Charismatics by some Christian historians. At the time they were held, his inter-denominational meetings were the largest religious meetings ever held in some American cities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William M. Branham has received more than 1,041,595 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,152nd most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, William M. Branham ranks 1,150 out of 2,001Before him are Nicholas of Japan, Pietro I Orseolo, Ippolito d'Este, Gregory V of Constantinople, Joseph II of Constantinople, and Bernardin Gantin. After him are Ercole Consalvi, Stachys the Apostle, Jozef Tomko, Oswald of Northumbria, Peter Bartholomew, and Pope Avilius of Alexandria.

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Among people born in 1909, William M. Branham ranks 77Before him are Robert Brasillach, Golo Mann, Lennart Bernadotte, Juan Carlos Onetti, Shigeo Shingo, and Teiichi Matsumaru. After him are Hendrik Casimir, Olga Rubtsova, Robert Ryan, Albert R. Broccoli, Adolfo López Mateos, and Juan Bosch. Among people deceased in 1965, William M. Branham ranks 54Before him are Georges Gurvitch, Hayato Ikeda, Humberto Delgado, Adolf Schärf, Wilhelm Worringer, and Carl Oberg. After him are George Adamski, Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, Jesse Douglas, Henry A. Wallace, William Heard Kilpatrick, and Odile Defraye.

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Among people born in United States, William M. Branham ranks 2,182 out of 12,171Before him are Barry Manilow (1943), Theodore Sturgeon (1918), Wes Anderson (1969), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Steve Carell (1962), and James M. Cain (1892). After him are Eva Longoria (1975), Robert Garrett (1875), Darren Aronofsky (1969), Robert Stroud (1890), Freddie King (1934), and Eugene Nida (1914).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, William M. Branham ranks 14Before him are Lillian Asplund (1906), Theodore Edgar McCarrick (1930), Henry Molaison (1926), Pat Garrett (1850), Raymond Franz (1922), and Marie Laveau (1801). After him are Paul Marcinkus (null), Nathan Homer Knorr (1905), Edwin Frederick O'Brien (1939), William Levada (1936), Raymond Leo Burke (1948), and Robert Cornelius (1809).

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