Jeanne Mance

Born in Langres in 1606, she died in Ville-Marie (Montreal) in 1673. Co-founder of Ville-Marie with Paul de Chomedey, Master of Maisonneuve. She was also the Founder and administrator of the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital for the rest of her life. During her life, she was considered being the soul of Ville-Marie. She was the first secular nurse in North America. Her beatification proceedings were introduced in Rome in 1961.

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