William Booth

William Booth Quotes

United Kingdom, Preacher
April 10, 1829August, 20, 1912.

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was an English Methodist preacher who 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. In 2002, Booth was named among the 100 Greatest Britons in a BBC poll.

Also known as Founder, Military General

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