Jeanne d'Arc

I am not afraid... I was born to do this.

Heroine of France Joan of Arc
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Joan of Arc has remained a popular figure in literature, painting, sculpture, and other cultural works since the time of her death, and many famous writers, filmmakers and composers have created works about her. Cultural depictions of her have continued in films, theater, television, video games, music, and performances to this day.


  • Born - 6 January c. 1412 Domremy, Duchy of Bar, Kingdom of France.
  • Died - 30 May 1431 (aged approx. 19) Rouen, Normandy (then under English rule)
  • Venerated in - Roman Catholic Church Anglican Communion
  • Beatified - 18 April 1909, Notre Dame de Paris by Pope Pius X
  • Canonized - 16 May 1920, St. Peter's Basilica, Rome by Pope Benedict XV
  • Feast - 30 May
  • Attributes - armor, banner, sword
  • Patronage - France; martyrs; captives; military personnel; people ridiculed for their piety; prisoners; soldiers, women who have served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service); and Women's Army Corps
  • Native name - Jeanne d'Arc
  • Nickname(s) - La Pucelle The Maid of Orleans (French: La Pucelle d'Orleans)
  • Allegiance- Kingdom of France
  • Years of service -1428 - 1430
  • Battles/wars -Hundred Years War
  1. Loire Campaign:
  • Siege of Orleans
  • Battle of Jargeau
  • Battle of Beaugency
  • Battle of Patay
  1. March to Reims
  2. Siege of Paris
  3. Siege of La Charite
  4. Siege of Compiegne
  • Signature - Image of Jehanne_signature

If you like to know more about this brave woman, you can read here - Wikipedia