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Feastday: June 27

Death: 530

Also called Samson Xenodochius "the Hospitable," a doctor and renowned figure of charity. A physician in Constantinople (modern Istanbul), he also became a priest in order to tend to both the physical and spiritual welfare of his patients. Samson also founded a well known hospital near the Hagia Sophia, in Constantinople. He was revered as "the Father of the Poor."

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