Politician

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865
16th President of the United States
From Hodgenville, Kentucky
Served in Illinois and Washington, D.C.
Affiliation: Christian
"In regard to this Great Book… it is the best gift God has given to man. All the good the Savior gave to the world was communicated through this book. But for it we could not know right from wrong. All things most desirable for man's welfare, here and hereafter, are to be found portrayed in it."

William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce

August 24, 1759 - July 29, 1833
Politician who single-handedly abolished Great Britain's Slave Trade
From Kingston upon Hull, Great Britain
Served in London, England
Affiliation: Anglican
"Christianity has been successfully attacked and marginalized… because those who professed belief were unable to defend the faith from attack, even though its attackers’ arguments were deeply flawed."