Fr. Alessandro Valignano
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Born||15 February 1539|
|Died||20 January, 1606 (aged 67)|
Alessandro Valignano or Valignani (Chinese: 范禮安; 15 February 1539 – 20 January, 1606) was an Italian Jesuit priest and missionary who was born in Chieti. He helped bring Catholicism to the Far East, and especially to Japan and China.
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- ↑ "Novizi Gesuiti - Italia". Archived from the original on 2005-12-20. Retrieved 2006-02-01.