William Booth (1829 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK
Death: Died
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About William Booth

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British 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. William Booth was born in Sneinton, Nottingham, England, the only son of four surviving children born to Samuel Booth and Mary Moss.

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William Booth's Timeline

1829
April 10, 1829
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK
1856
March 8, 1856
Age 26
Halifax, Yorkshire, UK
1857
July 28, 1857
Age 28
1858
September 18, 1858
Age 29
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
1860
January 8, 1860
Age 30
Durham, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
1862
August 26, 1862
Age 33
Penzance, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
1864
May 4, 1864
Age 35
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1865
December 25, 1865
Age 36
Greater London, UK
1868
April 28, 1868
Age 39
1912
August 20, 1912
Age 83