Aignan of Orleans

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Aignan, or Agnan (Latin: Anianus) (b. 358–d. 453), Bishop of Orléans, France, assisted Roman general Flavius Aetius in the defense of the city against Attila the Hun in 451. He was canonized and is known as Saint Aignan. His remains are buried in the Church of Saint Aignan in Orléans.

Feast day: 17 November[1]


  • This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.