The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A French priest, born at Louvain; devoted his life to nurse and instruct the lepers in an island of the Hawaian group, and, though after 12 years infected with the disease himself, continued to minister to them till his death (1841-1889).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Damien, Father'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/damien-father.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.