List of famous saints who showed the true path of enlightenment to the common people.

Human history is replete with numerous examples of saints who showed the true path of enlightenment to the common people. Here is a list of famous saints from all over the world and belonging to different religions who helped people understand the true essence of religion.

Saint Nicholas Saint Nicholas
Greek, Turkish

Tukaram Tukaram
Indian

JesusJesus
Ancient Roman

LuciferLucifer
Italian
Jude the ApostleJude the Apostle
Ancient Roman

Matthew the ApostleMatthew the Apostle
Israeli

Bartholomew the ApostleBartholomew the Apostle
Israeli

James, brother of JesusJames, brother of Jesus
Israeli
Teresa of ÁvilaTeresa of Ávila
Spanish
AgastyaAgastya
Indian

DeborahDeborah
Israeli

BarnabasBarnabas
Cypriot

Kateri TekakwithaKateri Tekakwitha
American
BasavaBasava
Indian

Julian of NorwichJulian of Norwich
British
JoachimJoachim
Israeli

Saint CeciliaSaint Cecilia
Italian

Pope LinusPope Linus
Italian
Simon the ZealotSimon the Zealot
Israeli

GorakhnathGorakhnath
Indian
NamdevNamdev
Indian

Isidore of SevilleIsidore of Seville
Spanish

RavidasRavidas
Indian
Saint MauriceSaint Maurice
Ancient Roman
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Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
French
Edmund the MartyrEdmund the Martyr
German, British

Brigid of KildareBrigid of Kildare
Irish

Sarada DeviSarada Devi
Indian

CyprianCyprian
Tunisian
Peter ClaverPeter Claver
Spanish

Agnes of RomeAgnes of Rome
Italian

Cyril of AlexandriaCyril of Alexandria
Egyptian

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French

Pope Innocent VIIIPope Innocent VIII
Italian
Saint VeronicaSaint Veronica
Ancient Roman

SilasSilas
Greek
ParshvanathaParshvanatha
Indian

James StrangJames Strang
American

Pope Gregory IIIPope Gregory III
Syrian
FaxianFaxian
Chinese

Hippolytus of RomeHippolytus of Rome
Italian
Seraphim of SarovSeraphim of Sarov
Russian

Elizabeth of HungaryElizabeth of Hungary
German, Hungarian

GenevieveGenevieve
French

Rabbi AkivaRabbi Akiva
Israeli

Gregory of NyssaGregory of Nyssa
Turkish
Margaret the VirginMargaret the Virgin
Turkish

Aloysius GonzagaAloysius Gonzaga
Italian

Pope Callixtus IIIPope Callixtus III
Spanish

Josemaría EscriváJosemaría Escrivá
Spanish
Saint AndrewSaint Andrew
Ancient Roman
Saint UrsulaSaint Ursula
British

Jane Frances de ChantalJane Frances de Chantal
French

RamanandaRamananda
Indian

Camillus de LellisCamillus de Lellis
Italian
EknathEknath
Indian

Aidan of LindisfarneAidan of Lindisfarne
Irish
Pope Pius VPope Pius V
Italian

Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
Georgian, Turkish

Saint TitusSaint Titus
Greek
Bogd KhanBogd Khan
Mongolian

Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
German, Dutch
Joseph F. SmithJoseph F. Smith
American

Kamehameha IVKamehameha IV
American

LalleshwariLalleshwari
Indian
GildasGildas
British

Adela of NormandyAdela of Normandy
French
Pope Pius IIPope Pius II
Italian

Pope CorneliusPope Cornelius
Italian

Pope Damasus IPope Damasus I
Portuguese, Ancient Roman

Pope Urban VIIIPope Urban VIII
Italian
Philip NeriPhilip Neri
Italian

Vincent FerrerVincent Ferrer
Spanish

John of NepomukJohn of Nepomuk
Czech

Mesrop MashtotsMesrop Mashtots
Armenian

Pope Pius VIPope Pius VI
Italian
Pope Gregory XVIPope Gregory XVI
Italian

Saint MungoSaint Mungo
Scottish
Saint SavaSaint Sava
Serbian

Pope Paul VPope Paul V
Italian

Gregory the IlluminatorGregory the Illuminator
Armenian
Saint EustaceSaint Eustace
Italian

Pope Leo IXPope Leo IX
German, French
Rabban Bar SaumaRabban Bar Sauma
Chinese

Pope Shenouda III of AlexandriaPope Shenouda III of Alexandria
Egyptian
Pope Gregory XPope Gregory X
Italian

ClotildeClotilde
French

MatsyendraMatsyendra
Indian
Pope Pius IIIPope Pius III
Italian

Lawrence of BrindisiLawrence of Brindisi
Italian
Charles de FoucauldCharles de Foucauld
French