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List of Famous Nuns

List of famous nuns, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top nuns in the world? This includes the most prominent nuns, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable nuns is in alphabetical order and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic nuns were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned nuns.

List features items like Mother Teresa and Maura Clarke.

From reputable, prominent, and well known nuns to the lesser known nuns of today, these are some of the best professionals in the nun field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous nuns ever?" and "What are the names of famous nuns?" then you're in the right place. (41 items)
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    Alexandrina MacKillop Died at 32 (1850-1882)

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    Died at 69 (1933-2002)

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    Died at 80 (1884-1964)

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    Anne Whateley

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    Bertilda Samper Acosta Died at 54 (1856-1910)

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    Died at 50 (1331-1381)

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    Countess Charlotte Flandrina of Nassau Died at 61 (1579-1640)

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    Cheng Yen age 77

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    Died at 53 (852-905)

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    Died at 47 (1774-1821)

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    Emilie Dionne Died at 20 (1934-1954)

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    Ermenilda of Ely

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    Died at 71 (913-984)

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    Died at 81 (1098-1179)

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    Jeanne Jugan Died at 87 (1792-1879)

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    Died at 67 (1606-1673)

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    Died at 75 (1555-1630)

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    Joan Chittister age 78

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    Leonella Sgorbati Died at 66 (1940-2006)

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    Lúcia Santos Died at 98 (1907-2005)

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    Died at 34 (1600-1634)

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    Died at 37 (1909-1946)

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    Maria of Aragon Died at 19 (1248-1267)

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    Died at 70 (1701-1771)

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    Mary MacKillop Died at 67 (1842-1909)

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    Died at 49 (1931-1980)

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    Mother Mary Goemaere Died at 82 (1809-1891)

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    Died at 87 (1910-1997)

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    Nancy Murray age 67

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    Nora Wall age 66

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    Mary Louise St. John age 71

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    Died at 44 (1651-1695)

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