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|Born||August 17, 1761 (England)|
William Carey’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
William Carey was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Remembered for his role in establishing the Baptist Missionary Society, this English minister and missionary lived and worked in Serampore, India, and was responsible for translating the Bible into both Sanskrit and Bengali.
After working as a cobbler's (shoemaker's) apprentice, he worked as a schoolmaster and Baptist pastor. He first traveled to India in 1793 and quickly established himself as the father of modern missionary efforts there.
In the early 1820s, he established the Agri Horticultural Society of India.
The son of Elizabeth and Edmund Carey, he grew up in Northamptonshire, England, as a member of the Church of England. His marriage to Dorothy Plackett Carey resulted in four surviving sons. At the end of his life, he was married to Charlotte Rhumohr, and after her death, to Grace Hughes.
He and John Birch were both Baptist missionaries to India.