Saint Bruno of Cologne; the glory of Germany and France; Light of the Church; The Flower of the Clergy
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Date of Death:
October 6, 1101
Early on, Saint Bruno showed superior capability to learn and teach which generated a high degree of respect and veneration.
He established the Carthusian Order that still upholds the values of monasticism.
Saint Bruno of Cologne (Cologne, c. 1030 – Serra San Bruno, 6 October 1101), the founder of the Carthusian Order, personally founded the order's first two communities. He was a celebrated teacher at Reims, and a close advisor of his former pupil, Pope Urban II.