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Russell, Charles Taze

(1852–1916). “Pastor Russell”; b. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; at first Cong.; pastor indep. ch. Pittsburgh 1878; held that Christ came invisibly 1874, at the beginning of the “Millennial Age,” which would end 1914 and be followed by soc. revolution, chaos, resurrection of dead, and est. of Christ's kingdom on earth. Founded Jehovah's Witnesses.

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