Famous Monks Biography, Family, Children

Girolamo Savonarola

Girolamo Savonarola was an Italian preacher, reformer, and martyr, who served as a member of the ‘Dominican Order,’ or the ‘Order of Preachers.’ Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, personal life, achievements, and timeline.

Born: 21 September 1452/ Italian


Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century and is credited as the person who spread Chan Buddhism to China.

Born: 0483 AD/ Chinese

Saint Euthymius The Great

Eastern Orthodox monk
Born: 0377 AD/ Armenian


Born: 0500 AD/ British

Orderic Vitalis

Born: 16 February 1075/ British

Francis Aidan Gasquet

Born: 05 October 1846/ British

Saint Aelred Of Rievaulx

Cistercian Monk
Born: 1110 AD/ British


Born: 16 February 0538/ Chinese

Jean Mabillon

Born: 23 November 1632/ French

Prosper Guéranger

Born: 04 April 1805/ French

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