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Juan de Dios (John-God)

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Born: 1495 AD
Died: 1550 AD, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: Portuguese
Categories: Saint

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1495 - Born in Montemor Noro, Portugal on the 8th of March.

 

1550 - He died on the 8th of March, his 55th birthday.

 

1690 - He was canonized by Pope Alexander VIII in 1690, and was later named the patron saint of hospitals, the sick, nurses, firefighters and booksellers.
 

 



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