Juan Diego

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Birthday
12, 1474
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
May 30, 1548 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1474
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
May 30, 1548 (73)

About

Native American from Mexico who saw Our Lady Guadalupe, which was instrumental in the spread of Catholicism throughout Mexico.

Before Fame

His original name could be translated as "Talking Eagle."

Trivia

In spite of available birth and death dates, there are some scholars who have questioned Juan Diego's existence.

Family Life

He and his wife were among the first of his people baptized by the Franciscans.

Associated With

He is perhaps as important to Catholicism as Pope John Paul II.