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Kolbe, Maximilian Maria (orig. Rajmund Kolbe)

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1941 AD, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: Polish
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Polish Catholic Franciscan clergyman, martyr, and saint

 

voluntarily switched places with Franciszek Gajowniczek, slated to die in Auschwitz

 

killed by Nazis

 

canonized 1982


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