John of the Cross Poet

John of the Cross
Birth Place:
Spain, Province of Ávila, Fontiveros
July 4, 1542
Death Date:
December 14, 1591 (age 49)
Birth Sign:

He was born on July 04, 1542 (died on December 14, 1591, he was 49 years old) in Fontiveros, Castille and León as Juan de Yepes Álvarez. His nickname was Álvarez Juan de Yepes (birth name).


Saint John of the Cross O. C. D. was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation a Spanish mystic a Roman Catholic saint a Carmelite friar and a priest who was born at Fontiveros Old Castile. John of the Cross was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and is considered along with Saint Teresa of Ávila as a founder of the Discalced Carmelites. He is also known for his writings. read more


He graduated from University Of Salamanca

Is John of the Cross still alive?

No, he died on 12/14/1591, 428 years ago. He was 49 years old when he died. Cause of death: streptococcal infection. He died in Úbeda and buried in Q19949835 .

What was John's zodiac sign?

John of the Cross zodiac sign was cancer.

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When is John of the Cross's next birthday?

John of the Cross was born on the , which was a Saturday

His real name:
Birth name of John of the Cross is Juan de Yepes Álvarez