Herbert Aldersmith
Dr. Herbert Aldersmith F.R.C.S M.B. LSA (1847 – 24 March 1918) was an English physician and author known for his studies on pyramidology and British Israelism.
Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospita...
Athanasius Kircher
Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (sometimes erroneously spelled Kirchner; 1602–1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar and polymath who published around 40 major works, most notably in the fields of Or...
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Ralph Corbie
Ralph Corbie (Corby, Corbington, at times Corrington) (25 March 1598 - 7 September 1644) was an Irish Jesuit. He is a Catholic martyr, beatified in 1929.
Corbie was born near Dublin. His parents w...
Christian Wolfgang Herdtrich
Christian Wolfgang Herdtrich (born at Graz, Styria, 25 June 1625; d. 18 July 1684) was an Austrian Jesuit missionary in China.
He entered the Austrian province of the Society of Jesus on 27 Octobe...
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Tobias Lohner
Tobias Lohner (born 13 March 1619, in Neuötting in the Diocese of Salzburg; died 26 (probably) May, 1697) was an Austrian Jesuit theologian.
He entered the Society of Jesus on 30 August 1637, at L...
Isaac Jogues
St. Isaac Jogues, S.J. (January 10, 1607 – October 18, 1646) was a Jesuit priest, missionary and martyr who traveled and worked among the native populations in North America. He gave the original Euro...
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Patrick Anderson (Jesuit)
Patrick Anderson SJ (1575–1624) was a Scottish Jesuit, known as a missioner, college head, and author.
Anderson was a native of Elgin or Moray, his mother being a sister of John Lesley. After a ba...
Godfrey Henschen
Godfrey Henschen (also Henskens or Henschenius in Latin), 21 June 1601 – 11 September 1681, was a Belgian Jesuit hagiographer, one of the first Bollandists.
Henschen was born at Venray, Limb...
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Martino Martini
Martino Martini (simplified Chinese: 卫匡国; traditional Chinese: 衛匡國; pinyin: Wèi Kuāngguó) (20 September 1614 – 6 June 1661) was an Italian Jesuit missionary, cartographer and historian, ma...
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William Bathe
William Bathe (2 April 1564 –17 June 1614) was a Jesuit priest and writer, born in Dublin, Ireland.He was born at Drumcondra Castle, County Dublin, to a leading Anglo-Irish family, eldest surviving...
William Wright (priest)
William Wright (1563, York, England - 18 January 1639, London, England) was an English Roman Catholic scholar and Jesuit missionary priest. He was imprisoned after the Gunpowder plot.
He was born ...
Egyptian language
Egyptian is the oldest known language of Egypt and a branch of the Afroasiatic language family. The earliest known complete sentence in the Egyptian language has been dated to about 2690 BC, making i...
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Juan Martínez de Ripalda
Juan Martínez de Ripalda (b. at Pamplona, Navarre, 1594; d. at Madrid, 26 April 1648) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian.
He entered the Society of Jesus at Pamplona in 1609. In the triennial reports...
Sir Edward Petre, 3rd Baronet
Sir Edward Petre, 3rd baronet SJ (1631 – 15 May 1699) was an English Jesuit who became a close adviser to King James II and was appointed a privy councillor.
Petre was the son of Sir Francis Petre...
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Alphonsus Rodriguez
Saint Alphonsus Rodríguez, S.J. (Spanish: Alfonso) (July 25, 1532 – October 31, 1617) was a Spanish Jesuit lay brother, now venerated as a saint. He was a native of Segovia. He is sometimes ...
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Jakub Kresa
Jakub Kresa, Spanish: Jacob Kresa, Latin: Jacobo Kreysa (July 19, 1648 – July 28, 1715) was one of the most important Czech mathematicians of the Baroque era.
Jakub Kresa was born into a s...
Maximilian van der Sandt
Maximilian van der Sandt, S.J. (17 April 1578 – 21 June 1656), known as Sandaus or Sandaeus, was a noted Dutch Jesuit theologian.Van der Sandt was born in Amsterdam, then part of the Spanish Net...
Thomas Eyre (Jesuit)
Thomas Eyre (1670–1715), was an English Jesuit.Eyre was born on 23 December 1670 to a family settled at Eastwell, Leicestershire. He studied at the College of St. Omer, was admitted into the Society o...
Michael Shen Fu-Tsung
Michael Alphonsius Shen Fu-Tsung, also Michel Sin, Michel Chin-fo-tsoung, Shen Fo-tsung, Shen Fuzong (Chinese: 沈福宗; pinyin: Shěn Fúzōng; Wade–Giles: Shen Fu-tsung, died 1691), was a Qing C...
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Robert Pugh (Jesuit)
Robert Pugh (1610–1679) was a Welsh Jesuit priest and controversialist.
He was one of the several sons of Philip Pugh of Penrhyn, in the parish of Eglwys-Ross, Carnarvonshire. His elder brother, R...
James Gordon (Jesuit)
James Gordon (1541–1620) was a Scottish Jesuit. He is sometimes known as James Gordon Huntly, to distinguish him from James Gordon (1553–1641), another Jesuit.
He was the fifth son of George Gordo...
Martin Bauzer
Martin Bauzer (11 November 1595 – 23 December 1668), also known as Martin Bavčer (other spellings: Martin Baučer, Martin Bavčar), was a historian from Gorizia who wrote in Latin.Ba...
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Matteo Ricci
Matteo Ricci, S.J. ([matˈtɛo ˈrittʃi]; October 6, 1552 – May 11, 1610), was an Italian Jesuit priest and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China missions. His 1602 map of the world in Ch...
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Edmund Arrowsmith
Saint Edmund Arrowsmith SJ (1585 – 28 August 1628) is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales of the Roman Catholic Church. The main source of information on St Edmund is a contemporary account...
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Andrew White (missionary)
Andrew White (1579 – December 27, 1656) was an English Jesuit missionary who was involved in the founding of the Maryland colony. He was a chronicler of the early colony, and his writings are a ...
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Luis Alfonso de Carvallo
Luis Alfonso de Carvallo, S.J. (1571–2 February 1635), also known as "Padre Carvallo", was a priest and an important Asturian historian of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Born in a poor quarter of Ca...
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Fernando Castro Palao
Fernando Castro Palao (b. at León in 1581; d. at Medina, 1 December 1633) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian.
At the age of fifteen, in 1596, he entered the Society of Jesus. He taught philosophy at...
Niccolò Cabeo
Niccolò Cabeo (February 26, 1586 – June 30, 1650), also known as Nicolaus Cabeus, was an Italian Jesuit philosopher, theologian, engineer and mathematician.
He was born in Ferrara in 1586, a...