Saint Olaus of Sweden

Also known as

  • Olaf
  • Olave

Memorial

Profile

King of Sweden. Convert, brought to the faith by Saint Anscharius. During a time of famine, he was sacrificed to the old pagan gods because he would not offer such sacrifices himself as priest-king.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Olaus of Sweden“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 July 2016. Web. 28 September 2016. <>