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John de Brito

Portuguese Jesuit missionary and martyr

Died when: 45 years 340 days (551 months)
Star Sign: Pisces

 

John de Brito

John de Britto (also spelled Brito;Portuguese: João de Brito), also known as Arul Anandar, (born in Lisbon, Portugal on 1 March 1647 – died at Orur, Tamil Nadu, India on 4 February 1693) was a Portuguese Jesuit missionary and martyr, often called 'the Portuguese St Francis Xavier' by Indian Catholics.

He can be called the John the Baptist of India.


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