Alberto Hurtado, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alberto Hurtado

Chilean Jesuit saint

Date of Birth: 22-Jan-1901

Place of Birth: Viña del Mar, Valparaíso Region, Chile

Date of Death: 18-Aug-1952

Profession: writer, lawyer, Catholic priest, university teacher, journalist, trade unionist, Jesuit

Nationality: Chile

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Alberto Hurtado

  • Saint Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga, S.J.
  • (American Spanish: [al'ße?to u?'taðo]; born Luis Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga on January 22, 1901 in Viña del Mar, Chile – August 18, 1952 in Santiago, Chile), popularly known in Chile as Padre Hurtado (Spanish: Father Hurtado), was a Chilean Jesuit priest, lawyer, social worker, and writer, of Basque ancestry.
  • He founded the Hogar de Cristo foundation in 1944.
  • He was canonized on October 23, 2005, by Pope Benedict XVI, becoming his country's second saint.

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