Saint Chaeremon of Nilopolis

Also known as

  • Chaerymon of Nilopolis



Bishop of Nilopolis, Egypt, a small island in the middle of the River Nile south of Memphis. He was a very old man when the persecutions of Decius began in 250. To escape, Charemon fled into the desert and was never seen again. Considered a martyr as he died due to fleeing persecution of the faith.


  • c.250 of of unknown causes while in exile


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Chaeremon of Nilopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 December 2010. Web. 26 November 2015. <>