Charles Haddon (CH) Spurgeon (1834-1892) was a British Baptist preacher. He started preaching at age 19, and quickly became famous. He
is still known as the "Prince of Preachers", and frequently had more
than 10,000 present to hear him preach at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, in
London. His sermons were printed in newspapers, translated into many languages,
and published in many books.