Female Philosopher: Saint Hildegard of Bingen

Saint Hildegard of Bingen, also known as Saint Hildegard, and Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, Benedictine abbess, visionary, and polymath
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Name: Saint Hildegard of Bingen
Born
: 1098
Birthplace: Holy Roman Empire
Died: 17 September 1179 (aged 81)
Deathplace: Holy Roman Empire
Honored in: Roman Catholic Church, (Order of St. Benedict), Anglican Communion, Lutheranism
Canonized: 10 May 2012 (equivalent canonization), Vatican City by Pope Benedict XVI
Major shrine
: Eibingen Abbey Germany