Full Name: John Wesley
Why Famous: Co-founder of the Methodist Movement
- 1738-05-24 John Wesley is converted, launching the Methodist movement; the day is celebrated annually by Methodists as Aldersgate Day.
- 1748-06-24 The Kingswood School is opened by John Wesley and his brother Charles Wesley in Bristol. The school later moved to Bath.
- 1784-02-28 John Wesley charters Methodist Church