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Wilberforce, William

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪlbəfɔːs/

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(1759–1833), English politician and social reformer. He was a prominent campaigner for the abolition of the slave trade, his efforts resulting in its outlawing in the British West Indies (1807) and in the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act.

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