John Bunyan
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Born: November 28, 1628

Died: August 31, 1688 (aged 59)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Clergyman, writer, preacher

Bio: John Bunyan was an English Christian writer and preacher, who is well known for his book The Pilgrim's Progress. Though he was a Reformed Baptist, he is remembered in the Church of England with a Lesser Festival on August 30, and on the liturgical calendar of the Episcopal Church on August 29.

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