The politician William Wilberforce died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Member of the British Parliament from 1784 to 1812 who was a strong abolitionist. He was also an advocate against cruelty to animals.
He earned a master’s degree from St John’s College, Cambridge.
Wilberforce University in Ohio is named after him.
"The first years in Parliament I did nothing - nothing to any purpose. My own distinction was my darling object."William Wilberforce
"God Almighty has set before me two great objects: the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners."William Wilberforce
"As much pains were taken to make me idle as were ever taken to make me studious."William Wilberforce
"If you love someone who is ruining his or her life because of faulty thinking, and you don't do anything about it because you are afraid of what others might think, it would seem that rather than being loving, you are in fact being heartless."William Wilberforce
"Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him."William Wilberforce