Jacques Sirmond, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jacques Sirmond

French jesuit scholar

Date of Birth: 12-Oct-1559

Place of Birth: Riom, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 07-Oct-1651

Profession: Catholic priest

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Jacques Sirmond

  • Jacques Sirmond (12 or 22 October 1559 – 7 October 1651) was a French scholar and Jesuit. Simond was born at Riom, Auvergne.
  • He was educated at the Jesuit College of Billom; having been a novice at Verdun and then at Pont-Mousson, he entered into the order on 26 July 1576.
  • After having taught rhetoric at Paris he resided for a long time in Rome as secretary to Claudio Acquaviva (1590–1608).
  • In 1637 he was confessor to Louis XIII.

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