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us: Damien, Father, Saint, 1840-1889


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  • Variants

    • us: Damiaan, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: Damián, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: Damião, padre, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: Damien, of Molokai, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: De Veuster, Jozef, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: Veuster, Damien de, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: Veuster, Joseph de, Saint, 1840-1889
    • us: Veuster, Jozef de, Saint, 1840-1889
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1840-01-03Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1889-04-15Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
    • Birth Place

        Tremelo (Belgium)Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
    • Death Place

        (naf) Kalaupapa (Hawaii)Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
        • Affiliation Start: 1860
        • Affiliation End: 1889
        • Source: Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Church
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Missions to leprosy patients
        • Source: Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Priests
        • Source: Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
        (lcsh) Missionaries
        • Source: Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 22, 2012
  • Sources

    • found: Bunson, M. Father Damien, c1989: t.p. (Father Damien) p. 4 of cover (Damien de Veuster)
    • found: New York times, Oct. 12, 2009: p. A7 (Pope Benedict XVI canonized five saints on Oct. 11, 2009 including the Belgian priest Father Jozef De Veuster, known as Father Damien, who died of leprosy in 1889 after years of tending to the sick on the island of Molokai in Hawaii)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 15, 2009: (Father Damien or Saint Damien of Molokai; Saint Damien de Veuster)
    • found: www.hawaiicatholicherald.org, October 14, 2009: (St. Damien de Veuster)
    • found: www.catholic.org, October 14, 2009: (St. Damien of Molokai)
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-06-01: new
    • 2016-09-07: revised
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