Charles Wesley (Wesley Charles)( The founder of Methodism (along with his older brother John), author of popular religious hymns.)
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Biography Charles Wesley (Wesley Charles)
Born December 18, 1707 in Epuerte (England). He studied at Westminster and Christchurch College, Oxford University, where he earned a Master of Arts. At Oxford, he organized the 'Holy Club' and was the first to be nicknamed 'Methodist'.
John and Charles Wesley founded Methodism, but not out of the Church of England. Charles had blshim preaching vain, than his brother, but yielded to his organizational abilities, so as the founder of Methodism known more for John. Nevertheless, the names of both brothers are carved on the memorial plaque in Westminster Abbey.
Charles has composed more than 6000 religious hymns, some of them were set to music by GF Handel. Charles Wesley died in London on March 29, 1788