William Joseph Chaminade’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

April 8, 1761

Death Date

January 22, 1850

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Bordeaux, France

Profession

Religious Leader

The religious leader William Joseph Chaminade died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French Catholic priest who survived persecution during the French Revolution and founded the Society of Mary in 1817.

He entered a minor seminary in Mussidan when he was ten years old.

He became an enemy of the French Revolution when he refused to take an oath affirming the Revolution’s secular values and disclaiming the authority of the Roman Catholic Church.

Three of his brothers were also priests.

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2000.