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List of famous saints, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top saints in the world? This includes the most prominent saints, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable saints is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic saints 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 saints.

This list contains people like Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa.

From reputable, prominent, and well known saints to the lesser known saints of today, these are some of the best professionals in the saint field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous saints ever?" and "What are the names of famous saints?" then you're in the right place. (14 items)
Joan of Arc is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Saints
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Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. She was born to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle, a peasant family, at Domrémy in north-east France. Joan said she received visions of the Archangel Michael, Saint Margaret and Saint Catherine ...more

Age: Died at 19 (1412-1431)

Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France

Profession: Military Leader

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Emiliano Zapata is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Saints
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Emiliano Zapata Salazar was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the founder of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo. Zapata remains an iconic figure in Mexico, used both as a nationalist symbol as well as a symbol of ...more

Age: Died at 40 (1879-1919)

Birthplace: Morelos, Mexico

Profession: Politician, Military Officer

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Pancho Villa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Saints
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José Doroteo Arango Arámbula – better known by his pseudonym Francisco Villa or his nickname Pancho Villa – was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals. As commander of the División del Norte, he was the veritable caudillo of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, which, given its ...more

Age: Died at 45 (1878-1923)

Birthplace: Durango, Mexico

Profession: Soldier

Credits: The Life of General Villa, Life of Villa

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Phinehas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Saints
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According to the Hebrew Bible, Phinehas or Phineas was a priest during The Exodus, the grandson of Aaron and son of Eleazar the High Priest, who distinguished himself as a youth at Shittim by his zeal against the Heresy of Peor. He was displeased with the immorality with which the Moabites and ...more

Profession: Priest, High Priest, Prophet

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