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Other Names:
Florianus, Florian von Lorch, Florian of Lorch
Country:
Austria
Date of Birth:
250
Date of Death:
304
Feast Day:
May 4

He refused to enforce anti-Christian laws and punishments.
   
Known for stopping a town from burning by throwing one bucket of water on the blaze and praying.
   
No prayer by any pilgrim who visited the spot where his body was found, was left unanswered.

from Wikipedia

Saint Florian (Latin: Florianus; civil name: Florian von Lorch) (died ca. 304) is a Christian saint, and the patron saint of Linz, Austria; chimney sweeps; and firefighters. His feast day is May 4. St. Florian is also the patron of Upper Austria, jointly with Saint Leopold.