Nicholas of Japan, Date of Birth, Date of Death


Nicholas of Japan

Russian Orthodox priest

Date of Birth: 01-Aug-1836

Date of Death: 03-Feb-1912

Profession: writer, priest, missionary, translator, theologian, Bible translator

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Nicholas of Japan

  • Saint Nicholas, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Archbishop of Japan, born Ivan Dimitrovich Kasatkin (Russian: ???? ?????????? ????????; 13 August [O.S.
  • 1 August] 1836 – 16 February 1912) was a Russian Orthodox priest, monk, and bishop.
  • He introduced the Eastern Orthodox Church to Japan.
  • The Orthodox cathedral of Tokyo (metropolitan diocese of Japan), Tokyo Resurrection Cathedral, was informally named after him as Nikorai-do, first by the local community, and today nationwide, in remembrance of his work.

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