Rosalie Rendu

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Birthday
9, 1786
Birthplace
Confort, France
Death Date
Feb 7, 1856 (69)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1786
Birthplace
Confort, France
Death Date
Feb 7, 1856 (69)

About

Daughter of Charity who was a leading advocate for the poor of 19th-century Paris during the the Industrial Revolution.

Before Fame

Her childhood home became a refuge for priests who were on the run from the French Revolution.

Trivia

Napoleon III gave her the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor in 1852, which she reluctantly accepted.

Family Life

Her family were simple living mountain people.

Associated With

She was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003.