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Distinguished and Famous Franciscans


Famous Franciscans Background:
  • 'Franciscan' is a term referring to members of Catholic religious orders (Orders of Friars Minor) that follow regulations known as "The rule of St. Francis".
  • There are also (as well as Roman Catholic) some other small Old Catholic & Anglican communities which can be classed as Franciscan.
  • The Order of Friars Minor (formed 1209) is a mendicant religious order of men which can trace their origin back to Francis of Assisi (pictured, painting by Jusepe de Ribera).
Distinguished & Famous Franciscans:
  • Alexander of Hales
  • Anthony of Padua
  • Antoine Pagi
  • Bernardino of Siena
  • Berthold of Regensburg
  • Bonaventure
  • Cimabue
  • Dante
  • David of Augsburg
  • Francis of Assisi (pictured)
  • Francis Solanus
  • François Rabelais
  • Gabriele Allegra
  • Giotto
  • Giovanni da Pian del Carpini
  • Jacopone da Todi
  • John Duns Scotus
  • John of Capistrano
  • Luke Wadding
  • Mamerto Esquiú
  • Maximilian Kolbe
  • Michel Menot
  • Mychal F. Judge
  • Nicholas of Lyra
  • Oliver Maillard
  • Pio of Pietrelcina
  • Roger Bacon "Doctor of Wonders"
  • Thomas of Celano
  • William of Ockham

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