Short Biography, Paragraph of “William Wilberforce” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce, (1759-1833). British politician and reformer. He was a close friend of William Pitt the Younger, a fellow student at Cambridge, and they both .entered Parliament in 1780. Wilberforce’s major concern was for the abolition of slavery. His first success was a bill banning the slave trade, passed in 1807. He died just one month before the passing of the act that effectively abolished slavery altogether in the British Empire.

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