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French Louis QUERBES

born Jean Louis Joseph Marie QUERBES

Roman Catholic priest in France who was the founder of the Clerics of Saint Viator

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Born: on August 21, 1793 in Lyon, France
Died: on September 01, 1859 in Vourles, France


Louis-Joseph Marie Querbes (pronounced "curbs") was born in Lyon, France on August 21, 1793 in the midst of the French Revolution. The next day a bomb destroyed his home. His father a peasant who came to Lyon to work as a tailor. Louis attended the parish school of St. Nizier, and 1812 the seminary of St. Irenaeus.

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