Where did Billy Graham preach?

Across the decades, Billy Graham preached to more than 210 million people in more than 185 countries across the world.

(RNS) — Evangelist Billy Graham gained attention in 1949 with a crusade in Los Angeles. Across the decades, he preached to more than 210 million people in more than 185 countries across the world, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.


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This is a sampling of some of his largest crowds and most historic crusades, which lasted for days or weeks:

Los Angeles (1949): 350,000

London (1954): 2,047,333

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Glasgow, Scotland (1955): 2,647,365

New York (1957): 2,397,400

Sydney, Australia (1959): 980,000

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Los Angeles (1963): 910,445

London (1966): 1,055,368

Seoul, South Korea (1973): 3,210,000

Billy Graham addresses attendees in the crowded Yoido Plaza for the final meeting of the evangelist’s crusade in Seoul, South Korea, in 1973. Photo courtesy of A. Larry Ross Communications

Seoul, South Korea (1984): 1,000,000*

New York (2005): 230,000

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Note: Length of crusades varies

* Largest attendance at a single-day event

Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association