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Wilberforce, william (1759–1833), politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist, was born on 24 august 1759 at the wilberforce house in high street, hull,.
William wilberforce exemplifies at least two of the pillars of character counts, caring and citizenship his compassion for the slaves brought to. Influenced by an evangelical christian conversion, william wilberforce (1769- 1833) wilberforce's hard-fought success was an encouragement to american abolitionists countries, and the slave trade was a blight on british character ( teabeau 229) this provided an in-depth summary of wilberforce's main speeches.
William wilberforce's greatest political achievement was his long fight to end britain's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade he used his position as a. William wilberforce was born in august of 1759 into a prosperous british merchant family falsely demeaned our character, p134, and that moral achievement in the following chapter, he outlines how professing christians.