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2018

Graham died at home in Montreat, North Carolina, on 21 February 2018 at the age of 99.  Before his burial he was the fourth private citizen and first religious leader to lie in honour at the United States Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C. On 2 March in a private funeral, Graham’s body was buried beside his wife in the Prayer Garden by the Billy Graham Library.

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Billy Graham

William Franklin Graham was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him “among the most influential Christian leaders” of the 20th century. As a preacher, he held large indoor and outdoor rallies with…

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