• Born year: 0251
  • Born in: Egypt
  • Death year: 0356
  • Death in: Egypt
Anthony the Great

Anthony the Great or Antony the Great (ca. 251–356), also known as Saint Anthony or Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony of the Desert, Anthony the Anchorite, Anthony of Thebes, Abba Antonius (Ἀββᾶς Ἀντώνιος) and Father of All Monks, was a Christian saint from Egypt, a prominent leader among the Desert Fathers.