St Peter (Biographical details)

St Peter (biblical figure; saint/martyr; Male; fl. early 1stC)

Also known as

St Peter; St Peter Apostle; Apostle; St Peter Cephas; Simon; Simon Peter; Simeon; Peter

Biography

Christian saint, New Testament figure and leader of the earliest church, recognised by the Roman Catholic Church as the first pope; 'Prince of Apostles'; brother of St Andrew (q.v.) and fisherman of Galilee, originally known as Simon.Crucified upside-down.