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Cardinal Jean Margéot
Birth: Feb. 3, 1916
Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
Death: Jul. 17, 2009
Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius

Religious Figure. Born at Quatre Bornes, he was the Republic of Mauritius' first and only Roman Catholic Cardinal. Ordained as a Priest on December 17, 1938, he was consecrated as Bishop of the Diocese of Port Louis in May 1969. He also served as President of the Conference Episcopale de I'Ocean Indien, in the 1980s. In June 1988, Pope John Paul II elevated him to Cardinal Priest of San Gabriele Arcangelo all' Traversa, Mauritius' first Cardinal. He was a powerful figure of Mauritian history with his peace promotion campaigns providing spiritual guidance for the Chinese and Indian communities within the diocese's territory. Cause of death: stroke. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Saint Louis Cathedral
Port Louis
Port Louis, Mauritius
Specifically: Interred in the vault of the Port Louis Cathedral, Mauritius
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
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Cardinal Jean Margéot
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Cardinal Jean Margéot
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