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Gabriel de Chinon
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Date of Birth: Early 1610

Place of Birth: Presumably Chinon, France

Date of Death: 13 October 1668

Place of Death: Aparan, Armenia


Gabriel de Chinon was baptised in the parish of Saint-Etienne in Chinon on 4 June 1610 (Grimaud, 'Les auteurs Chinonais du XVIIe siècle', p. 26), but little is known about his early life, not even his full name or date and place of birth. He joined the Franciscan Capuchin order in To…

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Cussen, Sinéad, “Gabriel de Chinon”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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