- Francis Isidore Gagelin
- Frans Isidor Gagelin
Studied at the Grand Seminary at Besancon, France. Member of the Paris Foreign Mission Society in 1817. Missionary to Vietnam in 1822. Priest. When the government began a crackdown on Christians, Francis turned himself over to the authorities of Bongson, and worked with other prisoners in the short time he had left. One of the Martyrs of Vietnam.
- strangled to death on 17 October 1833 in Bãi Dâu, Saigon, Vietnam
- buried in Phukam, Vietnam
- relics later transferred to the seminary in Paris, France
- “Saint François-Isidore Gagelin“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 February 2009. Web. 4 October 2015. <>