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Queen Elizabeth II

1955

During a visit to the UK in 1955, Graham met the Queen. He was well received and invited in 1956 to preach at Windsor Chapel. Subsequently he was often invited to special events by the Royal Family.

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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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