BRADLAUGH, Charles


BRADLAUGH, Charles
(1833-1891)
   Free-thinker and follower of Thomas PAINE. Made a name for himself as a lecturer under the title of "Iconoclast." Became President of the London SECULAR SOCIETY (1858-1890). From 1860 he ran the National Reformer in defense of free thinking and was elected Member of Parliament for Northampton in 1880. In his last years he was actively interested in promoting SOCIAL and political REFORM in India and attended the Indian National Congress of 1889. He disassociated himself from Annie BESANT after she became a theosophist. Works
   The Bible
   What It Is (1861).

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