Meaning of Wilberforce, William in English:

Wilberforce, William

Pronunciation /ˈwɪlbəfɔːs/

proper noun

  • (1759–1833), English politician and social reformer. He was a prominent campaigner for the abolition of the slave trade, his efforts resulting in its outlawing in the British West Indies (1807) and in the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act.