Bonaventure, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Bonaventure

franciscan, bishop, cardinal, Doctor of the Church, catholic saint

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0001

Place of Birth: Bagnoregio, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 15-Jul-1274

Profession: writer, Catholic priest, theologian, religious servant, philosopher

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Bonaventure

  • Saint Bonaventure ( BON-?-ven-ch?r, -?VEN-; Italian: Bonaventura [?b?naven'tu?ra]; 1221 – 15 July 1274), born Giovanni di Fidanza, was an Italian medieval Franciscan, scholastic theologian and philosopher.
  • The seventh Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, he was also Cardinal Bishop of Albano.
  • He was canonised on 14 April 1482 by Pope Sixtus IV and declared a Doctor of the Church in the year 1588 by Pope Sixtus V.
  • He is known as the "Seraphic Doctor" (Latin: Doctor Seraphicus).
  • Many writings believed in the Middle Ages to be his are now collected under the name Pseudo-Bonaventure.

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