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Damien, Father, Saint, 1840-1889

LC control no.n 79056770
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Personal name headingDamien, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
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Variant(s)Damiaan, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
Damián, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
Damião, padre, Saint, 1840-1889
Damien, of Molokai, Father, Saint, 1840-1889
De Veuster, Jozef, Saint, 1840-1889
Veuster, Damien de, Saint, 1840-1889
Veuster, Joseph de, Saint, 1840-1889
Veuster, Jozef de, Saint, 1840-1889
Father Damien, 1840-1889
Pater Damiaan, 1840-1889
Birth date1840-01-03
Death date1889-04-15
Place of birthTremelo (Belgium)
Place of deathKalaupapa (Hawaii)
Field of activityMissions to leprosy patients
AffiliationCongregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
Catholic Church
Profession or occupationPriests Missionaries
Found inBunson, M. Father Damien, c1989: t.p. (Father Damien) p. 4 of cover (Damien de Veuster)
New York times, Oct. 12, 2009: p. A7 (Pope Benedict XVI canonized five saints on Oct. 11, 2009 including the Belgian priest Father Jozef De Veuster, known as Father Damien, who died of leprosy in 1889 after years of tending to the sick on the island of Molokai in Hawaii)
Wikipedia, October 15, 2009: (Father Damien or Saint Damien of Molokai; Saint Damien de Veuster), October 14, 2009: (St. Damien de Veuster), October 14, 2009: (St. Damien of Molokai)
Getekend Damiaan, 2017: p. 4 of cover (Pater Damiaan)
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