National heroine of France
About Joan Of Arc
Joan Of Arc was a was a martyr and a French heroine who at the age of 18 led the French army to victory over the British during the Hundred Years' War. She was captured by the Burgundians and handed over to the English. She was found guilty of a variety of charges and burned at the stake. She died at the age of 19.
LegacyIt was only 20 year after her death that she was pronounced innocent by Pope Callixtus III and was also declared a martyr. In 1803, she became a national symbol of France.
She was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint by Pope Benedict XV on May 16, 1920.
She was accused of committing 70 different crimes, including witchcraft and dressing like a man.
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Famous quotes by Joan Of Arc
Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.Joan Of Arc
Get up tomorrow early in the morning, and earlier than you did today, and do the best that you can. Always stay near me, for tomorrow I will have much to do and more than I ever had, and tomorrow blood will leave my body above the breast.Joan Of Arc
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.Joan Of Arc
Joan Of Arc's Popularity
Joan Of Arc was a famous National heroine of France, who was born on January 6, 1412. As a person born on this date, Joan Of Arc is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (January 6).
People born on January 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Joan Of Arc is the 98th most popular Capricorn.
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