Henry Ward Beecher
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Henry Ward BeecherShare on Facebook

Born: June 24, 1813

Died: March 8, 1887 (age 73)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman, abolitionist

Bio: Henry Ward Beecher was a prominent Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th century. An 1875 adultery trial in which he was accused of having an affair with a married woman was one of the most notorious American trials of the 19th century.

Quote of the day

My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry it out.

Popular Authors