Francis of Assisi(redirected from Giovanni Francesco Bernadone)
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Francis of As·si·si(ə-sē′zē, -sē, ə-sĭs′ē), Saint 1182?-1226.
Italian Roman Catholic friar who founded the Franciscan order (1209) and inspired followers with his devotion, simple living, and love of nature. He was canonized in 1228.
Francis of Assisi
(Biography) Saint original name Giovanni di Bernardone. ?1181–1226, Italian monk; founder of the Franciscan order of friars. He is remembered for his humility and love for all creation and was the first person to exhibit stigmata (1224). Feast day: Oct 4
Fran′cis of Assi′si
Saint (Giovanni Francesco Bernardone),1182?–1226, Italian friar: founder of the Franciscan order.
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|Noun||1.||Francis of Assisi - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)|