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Saint Genevieve, seventeenth-century painting, Musée Carnavalet, Paris
|Died||502–512 (aged 79–93)|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church,|
Eastern Orthodox Church
In 451 she led a "prayer marathon" in Paris that was said to divert Attila's Huns away from the city. In 464 Childeric I besieged the city and conquered it. She negotiated to collect food and convinced Childeric to release his prisoners.
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