Visual Timeline: Ignatius of Loyola

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1491 CE - 1556 CE: Life of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits.
1508 CE - 1521 CE: Loyola serves as a soldier until wounded at the Battle of Pamplona.
1521 CE: Loyola becomes convinced he is called to serve God.
1522 CE - 1534 CE: Loyola travels as a Christian ascetic, studies theology and Latin.
1534 CE: Loyola enrolls at the University of Paris; meets the six men with whom he will found the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
1540 CE: The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) are approved by Pope Paul III.
1548 CE: Loyola publishes his Spiritual Exercises, a manual of self-discipline for those wishing to join the Jesuits.
1556 CE: Loyola dies of malaria.
1622 CE: Loyola is canonized as Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
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