Saint Nicholas

Christian Saint and Greek Bishop of Myra Saint Nicholas

Full Name: Nikolaos of Myra
Profession: Christian Saint and Greek Bishop of Myra

Nationality:
Greece
Greek

Why Famous: His reputation for secret gift-giving (such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him) made him the model for Santa Claus.

Born: March 15, 270
Birthplace: Patara, Asia Minor
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: December 6, 343 (aged 73)

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