William Carey

William Carey bio

Birth Name: William Carey

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 17, 1761

Date Of Death: June 9, 1834

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

William Carey was born on the 17th of August, 1761. He was known for being a Religious Leader. Remembered for his role in establishing the Baptist Missionary Society, this English minister and missionary lived and worked in Serampore, India, and was responsible for translating the Bible into both Sanskrit and Bengali.

William Carey was born in England. After working as a cobbler’s (shoemaker’s) apprentice, he worked as a schoolmaster and Baptist pastor. He first traveled to India in 1793 and quickly established himself as the father of modern missionary efforts there. In the early 1820s, he established the Agri Horticultural Society of India.

William Carey was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Carey was born in 1760s.

William Carey is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Carey’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Carey’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Carey was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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Zodiac Sign: William Carey was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: William Carey was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: William Carey had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

William Carey’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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