Saint Francis de Sales
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Born: August 21, 1567

Died: December 28, 1622 (aged 55)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: Francis de Sales was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He became noted for his deep faith and his gentle approach to the religious divisions in his land resulting from the Protestant Reformation.

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