Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
127
Names
Francis of Assisi
Dates
c. 1181-1226
Birth
1181
Styles/Cultures/Eras
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Timeline

1181
Birth of St. Francis of Assisi
16 Apr 1210
Founding of the Franciscan Order
25 Dec 1223
St. Francis creates the first Christmas nativity scene
14 Sep 1224
St. Francis receives the stigmata
3 Oct 1226
Death of St. Francis of Assisi
16 Jul 1228
Canonization of St. Francis of Assisi
17 Jul 1228
First stone laid at the Basilica of St. Francis
25 May 1230
Burial of St. Francis in his Assisi basilica