Birth and Life

John Bunyan

writer, preacher

Date of birth 28. 11. 1628
Country of birth England



Date of death 31. 8. 1688
Cemetery Bunhill Fields Burial Ground, London, England
GPS coordinates of the cemetery Approximate GPS coordinates of the grave are 51.523887, -0.088301. It is close to the small office in the middle of the cemetery.

51.523394, -0.088362

Summary from Wikipedia

Bunyan came from the village of Elstow, near Bedford. He had some schooling and at the age of sixteen joined the Parliamentary Army during the first stage of the English Civil War. After three years in the army he returned to Elstow and took up the trade of tinker, which he had learned from his father. He became interested in religion after his marriage, attending first the parish church and then joining the Bedford Meeting, a nonconformist group in Bedford, and becoming a preacher. After the restoration of the monarch, when the freedom of nonconformists was curtailed, Bunyan was arrested and ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 14. 2. 2017

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