Religious Leaders William Carey

William Carey

Living place: England

Birthday: 17-8-1761

Global rank: #68018

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Who is Religious Leaders William Carey?
Remembering for his role in building the Baptist Missionary Society, these English ministers and missionaries lived and worked in Serampore, India, and were responsible for the translation of the Bible into both Sanskrit and Bengali.
In the early 1820s, he founded the Agri Garden Society of India.

Young / Before famous

After working as a craftsman's apprentice (shoemaker's), he worked as a teacher and Baptist pastor. He first traveled to India in 1793 and quickly established himself as the father of those modern missionary endeavors.

Family life info

The son of Elizabeth and Edmund Carey, he grew up in Northamptonshire, England, as a member of the Church of England. His marriage to Dorothy Plackett Carey resulted in four surviving sons. At the end of his life, he was married to Charlotte Rhumohr, and after her death, Grace Hughes.

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Who is Boy (girl) friend/ wife (husband)/ darling Religious Leaders William Carey?
He and John Birch were both Baptist missionaries to India.

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When was Religious Leaders William Carey born?
William Carey birthday 17-8-1761 (death).
Where is Religious Leaders William Carey's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
William Carey was born in England. is a Religious Leaders, whose Zodiac is Leo, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Snake. William Carey's global rank is 68018 and whose rank is 233 in list of famous Religious Leaders.
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Events in 1761 and 17-8

Birthday William Carey (17-8) in history

  • Day 17-8 year 1807: Robert Fulton's steamboat, the Clermont, began its trip up the Hudson River to Albany.
  • Day 17-8 year 1863: Fort Sumter, S.C. was bombarded by Union ships during the Civil War.
  • Day 17-8 year 1896: Prospectors found gold in Alaska, a discovery that set off the Klondike gold rush.
  • Day 17-8 year 1945: Indonesian nationalists proclaimed independence from the Netherlands.
  • Day 17-8 year 1962: 18-year-old Peter Fechter was shot and killed by guards at the Berlin Wall, spurring riots.
  • Day 17-8 year 1969: Hurricane Camille devastated the Gulf Coast, killing 248 people.
  • Day 17-8 year 1978: The first successful trans-Atlantic balloon flight landed outside of Paris.
  • Day 17-8 year 1987: Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's second in command, committed suicide.
  • Day 17-8 year 2008: U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps won his eighth gold medal, breaking the record set by Mark Spitz in the 1972 Games. Phelps also set the record for the most golds in a single Olympics.
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