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Aloysius Stepinac

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Birthday May 8, 1898

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Croatia

DEATH DATE Feb 10, 1960 (61)

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About

Croatian cardinal who was the Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to 1960.

Before Fame

He served on the Italian front during World War I.

Trivia

After World War II Yugoslav authorities indicted him on multiple counts of war crimes and collaboration with the enemy but these claims were seen as false and the trial was a typical communist "show trial".

Family Life

He had seven brothers and sisters.

Associated With

He was declared a martyr and beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1998.