Thomas Clarkson

Thomas Clarkson

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Activist

Biography: Thomas Clarkson, was an English abolitionist, and a leading campaigner against the slave trade in the British Empire. He helped found The Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade and helped achieve passage of the Slave Trade Act of 1807, which ended British trade in slaves. In his later years Clarkson campaigned for the abolition of slavery worldwide.

Source/Notes: An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was Honoured with the First Prize, in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785, with Additions. [One Line from Livy] (1787 edition)
Source/Notes: An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was Honoured with the First Prize, in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785, with Additions. [One Line from Livy] (1787 edition)

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Source/Notes: An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the African, Translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was Honoured with the First Prize, in the University of Cambridge, for the Year 1785, with Additions. [One Line from Livy] (1787 edition)

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