• Born year: 0543
  • Born in: Nobber
  • Death date: 0615-11-21
  • Death in: Kingdom of the Lombards

Columbanus (Irish: Columbán, 543 – 21 November 615) was an Irish missionary notable for founding a number of monasteries on the European continent from around 590 in the Frankish and Lombard kingdoms, most notably Luxeuil Abbey in present-day France and Bobbio Abbey in present-day Italy.