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Brandsma, Titus, 1881-1942

LC control no.n 80119298
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Personal name headingBrandsma, Titus, 1881-1942
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Variant(s)Brandsma, Anno Sjoerd, 1881-1942
Brandsma, Titus, father, 1881-1942
Brandsma, Titus, Saint, 1881-1942
Other standard no.0000000066329627
LocatedOss (Netherlands)
Birth date1881-02-23
Death date1942-07-26
Place of birthOegeklooster (Netherlands)
Place of deathDachau (Germany)
AffiliationCatholic Church
Roomsch-Katholieke Universiteit (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Profession or occupationMonks
Found inMalham, J.M. By fire into light, 2002: p. 7 (Titus Brandsma, O. Carm.; father) p. 10-11 (b. Anno Sjoerd Brandsma, Feb. 23, 1881 at Oegeklooster, Friesland; d. 1942) p. 68 (Pope John Paul II declared Father Titus Brandsma Blessed in Rome on Nov. 3, 1985)
Wikipedia, viewed July 10, 2022: English Titus Brandsma page (Titus Brandsma O. Carm; born Anno Sjoerd Brandsma on 23 February 1881 in Oegeklooster; murdered in Dachau concentration camp on 26 July 1942; Dutch Carmelite friar, Catholic priest, and professor of philosophy; entered Carmelite order in 1898 as novice; first vows in 1899; ordained priest in 1905; held doctorate in philosophy (1909); worked as teacher and writer at Oss, 1909-1923; initiated and led project to translated the works of St. Teresa of Ávila into Dutch; one of the founders of the Catholc University of Nijmegen (today: Radboud University), where he became professor of philosophy and the history of mysticism, from 1923 on; also worked as a journalist and served as ecclesiastical advisor to Catholic journalists; vocal opponent of Nazi ideology before World War II; beatified in 1985 as a martyr of the faith; canonized as a saint on 15 May 2022)
OCarm website,viewed July 10, 2022: English Saint Titus Brandsma, Carmelite page (Saint Titus Brandsma, Carmelite)