Blessed Gundisalvus Fusai

Blessed Gundisalvus Fusai

Gundisalvus Fusai


  • Death: 09/10/1622
  • Nationality (place of birth): Japan

Gundisalvus (Gonzalvus) Fusai (ca. 1580-1622) came from a noble family in Okayama, Japan and lived for a time at the court of the daimyo of Bizen-Mimasaka. Fusai accompanied his lord during a military campaign in Korea. Later he left his position to move to Nagasaki where he became a Christian and served as a catechist. After exile in Macao, he joined his friends Michael Saito and Antonius Kyuni. For more details of his martyrdom, see the account under the name of Blessed Carlo Spinola.

Martyres in Japan

Originally Collected and edited by: Tom Rochford, SJ