Authorized Form of NameGraham; William Franklin (1918-2018); evangelist
TypeOfEntityPerson
SurnameGraham
ForenamesWilliam Franklin
Dates1918-2018
CodeDS/UK/6318
Epithetevangelist
OtherFormsOfNameBilly Graham
ActivityVice President, Youth for Christ International 1949-50; President of the Northwestern College, Minneapolis, 1947-1952; Evangelist campaigns, 1946-; Worldwide weekly broadcasts, 1950-

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr., KBE (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today. In his six decades of television, Graham is principally known for hosting the annual Billy Graham Crusades, which he began in 1947, until he concluded in 2005, at the time of his retirement. Graham was a spiritual adviser to several American presidents; he was particularly close to Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon. He insisted on integration for his revivals and crusades in 1953 and invited Martin Luther King, Jr. to preach jointly at a revival in New York City in 1957. Graham bailed King out of jail in the 1960s when King was arrested in demonstrations. As of 2008, Graham's estimated lifetime audience, including radio and television broadcasts, topped 2.2 billion. Because of his crusades, Graham has preached the gospel to more people in person than anyone in the history of Christianity.
GenderMale
Sourceencyclopedia.com (http://www.encyclopedia.com/);
Who's Who 2013;
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Graham viewed on 11/02/2016

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