Thomas Merton

About Thomas Merton

Birth Day: January 31, 1915
Birth Place: Prades, France

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was born on January 31, 1915 in Prades, France. Poet, mystic, and social activist who was a Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky. He studied comparative religion.
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As per our current Database, Thomas Merton has been died on Dec 10, 1968 (age 53).

๐ŸŽ‚ Thomas Merton - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Thomas Merton die, Thomas Merton was 53 years old.

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Occupation Philosopher
Age 53 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 31, 1915 (Prades, France)
Birthday January 31
Town/City Prades, France
Nationality France

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Poet, mystic, and social Activist who was a Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky. He studied comparative religion.

Before Fame

He loved to write, travel, and paint growing up. He underwent his ordination to the priesthood in 1949, after which he was acknowledged as Father Louis.


He claimed it was crucial to humanity to accept and understand other people's religions.

Family Life

His parents were named Ruth Jenkins and Owen Merton.

Associated With

He and Elizabeth Ann Seton were both internationally renowned Catholics, with Seton being the initial founder of Catholic schools.

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