Arrupe, Pedro

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Arrupe, Pedro Gender: M
Pedro de Arrupe y Gondra
born on 14 November 1907 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Bilbao, Spain, 43n15, 2w58
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°51' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 12°10 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°00'

Pedro Arrupe
photo: Ramon FVelasquez, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Spanish Basque Jesuit priest who served as the twenty-eighth Superior General of the Society of Jesus (1965–1983). Stationed as novice master outside Hiroshima in 1946, he used his medical background as a first responder to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. He led the Jesuits in the implementation of the Second Vatican Council, especially with regard to a faith that does justice and preferential option for the poor.

Arrupe died on 5 February 1991, aged 83, in Rome.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth record quoted in Pedro Arrupe, general de la Compañía de Jesús: nuevas aportaciones a su biografía by Gianni La Bella (Editorial SAL TERRAE, 2007), p. 58: "En el casco viejo de Bilbao, en la calle de la Pelota, nació el 14 de noviembre de 1907, a las nueve de la mañana, Pedro Arrupe, hijo de Marcelino Arrupe y Dolores Gondra"

(In the old town of Bilbao, in Calle de la Pelota, he was born on 14 November 1907, at nine in the morning, Pedro Arrupe, son of Marcelino Arrupe and Dolores Gondra).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Jesuit priest)