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Charles Studd


  Male      British      Athlete

  Born : Dec 02, 1860  -
  Died : Jul 16, 1931


About Author

Charles Thomas Studd, often known as C. T. Studd (2 December 1860 – 16 July 1931, in Ibambi, Belgian Congo), was a British cricketer and missionary.

In 1888, he married Priscilla Stewart, and their marriage produced four daughters, and two sons (who died in infancy).

As a cricketer he played for England in the 1882 match won by Australia which was the origins of The Ashes. As a British Protestant Christian missionary to China he was part of the Cambridge Seven, and later was responsible for setting up the Heart of Africa Mission which became the Worldwide Evangelisation Crusade (now WEC International).

A poem he wrote, "Only One Life, 'Twill Soon Be Past", has become famous to many who are unaware of its author...


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