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Ellen G. White (1827 - 1915) was an American prophetess and a co-founder of Seventh-day Adventism. Most of her life she lived and worked in United States, except for a period of 1890-1900 in Australia and some short visitations to Europe.
Ellen White was a powerful speaker and a prolific writer. Her writings covered topics of theology, evangelism, Christian lifestyle, education and health (she also advocated vegetarianism). EW was a visionary leader, who emphasized education and health and promoted establishment of schools and medical centers.