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Darboy, Georges

Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1871 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Clergymen

1813 – Georges Darboy was born on the 16th of January in Fayl-Billot, Haute-Marne in northeast France.


1836 – Studied with distinction at the seminary at Langres, and was ordained priest.


1859 – He was appointed bishop of Nancy.


1863 – In January he was raised to the archbishopric of Paris.


1871 – On 4th of April, he was arrested by the communards as a hostage and confined in the prison at Mazas.


       – On 24th of May he was shot within the prison along with several other prominent hostages.