Billy Graham, the influential Southern preacher who became a spiritual adviser to several U.S. presidents and millions of Americans via their television sets, has died
About William Franklin Graham Jr. : (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018n:
- Was an American evangelical Christian evangelist and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally after 1949.
- He has been called one of the most influential preachers of the 20th century
- In his six decades of television, Graham hosted annual Billy Graham Crusades, which ran from 1947 until his retirement in 2005.
- Graham was a spiritual adviser to American presidents and provided spiritual counsel for every president from Harry Truman to Barack Obama
- Graham was repeatedly on Gallup's list of most admired men and women. He appeared on the list 60 times since 1955, more than any other individual in the world.