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Joan of Arc
Real Name: Jeanne d'Arc
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Bio:
Saint Joan of Arc or The Maid of Orléans (French: Jeanne d'Arc, ca. 1412 – 30 May 1431) is a national heroine of France and a Catholic saint. A peasant girl born in eastern France, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War, claiming divine guidance, and was indirectly responsible for the coronation of Charles VII. She was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English, tried by an ecclesiastical court, and burned at the stake when she was nineteen years old. Twenty-four years later, on the initiative of Charles VII, Pope Callixtus III reviewed the decision of the ecclesiastical court, found her innocent, and declared her a martyr. She was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She is, along with St. Denis, St. Martin of Tours, St. Louis IX, and St. Theresa of Lisieux, one of the patron saints of France.

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First Appearance: None listed.

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Issue Appearances:
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Movie Adaptation (1989)
Daring Escapes (1998)
Devilman (1995)
Joan of Arc (2012)
Joan of Arc (2014)
Legion of Super-Heroes (2005)
Oz Squad (1991)
Superman (1939)
Superman Superband (1973)
The Sandman Presents: Dead Boy Detectives (2001)
Weird War Tales (War One-Shot) (2010)

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