Francis of Assisi,Saint

Francis of As·si·si (ə-sēʹzē, -sē, ə-sĭsʹē), 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.

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