Brother Luís de Azevedo

Also known as

  • Apostle of the Agaus (Nubian tribe)


In 1588 he entered the Society of Jesus and in 1605 went to Ethiopia, where he spent 29 years on the mission. He compiled an Ethiopian grammar and translated the New Testament and other works into that tongue.



Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Brother Luís de Azevedo“. People of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 August 2013. Web. 3 March 2021. <>