Wilberforce

Wilberforce

[wil-ber-fawrs, -fohrs]
noun
William, 1759–1833, British statesman, philanthropist, and writer.
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Wilberforce (ˈwɪlbəˌfɔːs)
 
n
1.  Samuel. 1805--73, British Anglican churchman; bishop of Oxford (1845--69) and Winchester (1869--73)
2.  his father, William. 1759--1833, British politician and philanthropist, whose efforts secured the abolition of the slave trade (1807) and of slavery (1833) in the British Empire

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