Saint Charles Borromeo, Saint Carlo Borromeo, Carolus Borromeus
Date of Birth:
October 2, 1538
Date of Death:
November 3, 1584
Nephew of Pope Pius IV, along with Saint Anselm of Lucca, who was also a Cardinal.
Due to his learned nature and high position, numerous rulers held Saint Charles in high regard and often sought out his advice.
Charles Borromeo (Italian: Carlo Borromeo, Latin: Carolus Borromeus, 1538–1584) was the cardinal archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milan from 1564 to 1584. He was a leading figure during the Counter-Reformation and was responsible for significant reforms in the Catholic Church, including the founding of seminaries for the education of priests. He is honoured as a saint in the Catholic Church and his feast day is November 4.