St Francis of Assisi

St Francis of Assisi

Original Name Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone
Birth
Assisi, Provincia di Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Death 3 Oct 1226 (aged 44)
Assisi, Provincia di Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Burial Assisi, Provincia di Perugia, Umbria, Italy
Plot Lower level of the basilica, behind an altar
Memorial ID 5115 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Saint. He is remembered as the patron saint of animals and the environment and is one of the two patron saints of Italy (the other being Catherine of Sienna). He was also the founder of the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers, followed by the early members of the Order of Friars Minor, or the monastic lives of the Poor Clares.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 14 Apr 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5115
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for St Francis of Assisi (c.26 Nov 1181–3 Oct 1226), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5115, citing Basilica di San Francesco d'Assisi, Assisi, Provincia di Perugia, Umbria, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .