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Anne-Marie JAVOUHEY

French Anne-Marie JAVOUHEY

French nun who founded the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Cluny

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Born: on November 10, 1779 in Jallanges, Côte-d'Or, France
Died: on July 15, 1851 in Paris, France


Biography

She was born in the commune of Jallanges, Côte-d'Or, the fifth of ten children of a local wealthy farm couple, Balthazar and Claudine Javouhey. When she was very young, she smelled wine and was about to drink the wine when one of the servants saw her and asked her not to drink the wine.

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