Saint Francis of Assisi - Founder of the Franciscan Orders (1182-1226).
Saint Francis, the son of a merchant of Assisi, was born in the year 1182 in a poor stable, his birth already prophesying the Saint who would preach poverty to a world seduced by luxury. Francis renounced his heritage definitively. In 1216, Saint Francis after assembling his religious, sent them out to preach in France, Spain, England and Germany. He died in 1226, at the age of 44 years.
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