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William Booth
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Born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Born on 10th of April 1829
Died on 20th of August 1912

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Born 1829 Nottingham. Died 1912 London Founder and General of the Salvation Army

In 1865 he and his wife Catherine opened the Christian Revival Society in East End of London offering repentance and salvation to the poorest and most needy. In 1878 it was renamed the Salvation Army and is now known world-wide for itís humanitarian aid. William Booth travelled to 58 countries and colonies holding salvation meetings, and published his book In Darkest England and The Way Out in 1890.

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