Hildegard Burjan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hildegard Burjan

Austrian politician

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1883

Place of Birth: Görlitz, Saxony, Germany

Date of Death: 01-Jan-1933

Profession: politician

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Hildegard Burjan

  • Hildegard Burjan (30 January 1883 – 11 June 1933) - born Hildegard Lea Freund - was a German Roman Catholic convert from Judaism and the founder of the Sisterhood of Caritas Socialis.
  • Burjan set up several organizations for the promotion of women's rights and for the rights of all workers and their families and this even saw her elected to the Austrian Parliament where she served until her retirement due to ill health.The beatification process commenced under Pope John Paul II in 1982 and Pope Benedict XVI named her as Venerable in 2007; that same pope beatified Burjan in 2012 though Cardinal Angelo Amato presided over the celebration on the pope's behalf.

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