John Wesley

Evangelist John Wesley Full Name: John Wesley
Nationality: British

Profession: Evangelist
Why Famous: Co-founder of the Methodist Movement

Born: June 28, 1703
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Epworth, Lincolnshire, England

Died: March 2, 1791 (aged 87)

Historical Events in the Life of John Wesley

  • 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

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