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Saint Bruno of Cologne (Cologne, c. 1030 – Serra San Bruno, 6 October 1101), the founder of the Carthusian Order, personally founded the order's first two communities. He was a celebrated teacher at Reims, and a close advisor of his former pupil, Pope Urban II who later became archbishop.
Remembered for his eloquence
His funeral elegies celebrate his eloquence, and his poetic, philosophical, and theological talents; his merit as a teacher is reflected in the merits of his pupils, amongst… [More]