Philippe Prosper Augouard

(1852-1921) Missionary, Vicar Apostolic of Upper French Congo, born Poitiers, France; died Paris, France. During the Franco-Prussian War he served with the Papal Zouaves. He entered the Congregation of the Holy Ghost, opened the first mission station of Saint Augustin, East Africa, 1881, and assisted French exploration by erecting hospitals and schools. In 1896 he was created Chevalier and in 1913 an officer of the Legion of Honor. Belgium awarded him the Order of Leopold. He was appointed titular Archbishop of Cassiopeia, 1915.

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