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Currently, Granville Sharp is 288 years, 0 months and 23 days old. Granville Sharp will celebrate 289rd birthday on a Sunday 10th of November 2024. Below we countdown to Granville Sharp upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Granville Sharp|
|Occupation||Civil Rights Leader|
|Born||November 10, 1735 (England)|
Granville Sharp’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Granville Sharp was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.
Remembered as a founder of the West African Republic of Sierra Leone, Sharpe is famous as one of the first Englishmen to call for the end to the slave trade.
After completing an apprenticeship with a London draper, he entered the civil service as an employee of the Tower of London.
His numerous abolitionist-themed publications include A Representation of the Injustice and Dangerous Tendency of Tolerating Slavery (1769); Free English Territory in Africa (1790); and A Letter to a Gentleman in Maryland Respecting the Extreme Wickedness of Tolerating the Slave Trade (1793).
Born to author and theologian Thomas Sharp, he grew up in Durham, England, with thirteen siblings.
An accomplished musician as well as a businessman and abolitionist, Sharp, whose brother William was the personal physician to King George III, was described by the king as having the most beautiful bass voice in all of England.