Spirituality and religion are considered by many to be the ways of disciplining one’s thought process and lifestyle. Spirituality has definitely helped the world in achieving that to a great extent, and religion has always been the beacon of hope for the masses. The opinions of spiritual and political leaders from Britain and other European nations have also been sought by political leaders for serious matters concerning the society. Some of the famous British religious leaders are William Davy, Anthony Anderson, Edward Leeds, Stephen Addington and Russell Lant Carpenter. Amongst the present day British religious leaders, Aga Khan IV is a well-known name in the country. These preachers have penned numerous books of great religious and spiritual importance. These books have played an important role in influencing the religious thoughts of the country’s youth. A few such literary works of religious prominence are ‘Maxims religious and prudential, with a Sermon to young People’ and ‘A System of Divinity on the Being, Nature, and Attributes of God’. Here is a collection of biographies of spiritual & religious leaders from Britain. Explore and know more about their life stories, timelines and interesting facts & trivia related to their lives.
Oliver CromwellOliver Cromwell

25 April 1599

Thomas MoreThomas More

07 February 1478

Aga Khan IVAga Khan IV

13 December 1936

Thomas BecketThomas Becket

21 December 1118

John WesleyJohn Wesley

17 June 1703


0672 AD

Thomas CranmerThomas Cranmer

02 July 1489

John BunyanJohn Bunyan

28 November 1628

George FoxGeorge Fox

30 June 1624

Matthew HenryMatthew Henry

18 October 1662

Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley

12 June 1819

Charles IICharles II

29 May 1630

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James IJames I

19 June 1566

Elizabeth IElizabeth I

07 September 1533

Mary IIMary II

30 April 1662

Anjem ChoudaryAnjem Choudary

18 January 1967

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward

24 February 1902

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07 December 0521

Augustine of CanterburyAugustine of Canterbury

Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor

21 May 1832

Pope Adrian IVPope Adrian IV

1100 AD

Mary SlessorMary Slessor

02 December 1848

Jonathan SacksJonathan Sacks

08 March 1948

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John SentamuJohn Sentamu

10 June 1949

William LaudWilliam Laud

07 October 1573

Robert RuncieRobert Runcie

02 October 1921

George CareyGeorge Carey

13 November 1935

Charles StuddCharles Studd

02 December 1860

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey

14 November 1904

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Lancelot AndrewesLancelot Andrewes

16 July 1555

Robert MorrisonRobert Morrison

05 January 1782

John Henry Cardinal NewmanJohn Henry Cardinal Newman

21 February 1801

Thomas Cardinal WolseyThomas Cardinal Wolsey

29 February 1473