Alberto Hurtado

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Birthday
22, 1901
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Aug 18, 1952 (51)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1901
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Aug 18, 1952 (51)

About

Chilean Jesuit priest, lawyer, social worker and writer who was the second Chilean to be declared a saint by the Catholic Church.

Before Fame

He studied law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile from 1918 to 1923.

Trivia

His book "Is Chile a Catholic Country" made the claim that most Chileans regarded devotion to the saints as more important than attending mass.

Family Life

He became an orphan after his father died when he was 4.

Associated With

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1994.