St. Albertus Magnus

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Saint Albertus Magnus
Albertus Magnus - Die Gartenlaube (1881), p. 397.jpg
Doctor Universalis
Born c. 1193
Lauingen, Suabia, Duchy of Bavaria
Died 15 November 1280
Cologne, Holy Roman Empire
Beatified 1622 by Pope Gregory XV
Canonised 16 December 1931, Vatican City
Major shrine St. Andrew's Church, Cologne
Feast 15 November
Attributes Dominican habit, mitre, book, quill
Patronage Natural scientists, philosophers

Saint Albertus Magnus (or Albert of Cologne; c. 1193 - 15 November 1280) was a Bavarian Catholic priest and friar of Dominican Order, a natural scientist, philosopher, alchemist, astronomer, jurist, &c.

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  • The typeface Albertus, designed by Berthold Wolpe, used in The Prisoner and John Carpenter credits, was named for St. Albertus.