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Darboy, Georges

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Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1871 AD, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Clergymen

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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.

 

 

 


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