Labrousse, Clotilde-Suzanne Courcelle, otherwise known as Suzette
Prophet, 1747 - 1821
Labrousse, Clotilde-Suzanne Courcelle, otherwise known as Suzette: A former nun in Périgueux, Suzette Labrousse then became famous as a prophetess in Paris during the French Revolution. In 1792, she started a long voyage to Rome in order to convince the Pope of reforming the Church and accepting the clergy’s civil constitution, passed on July 12, 1790 by French revolutionaries. Having only barely arrived, she was imprisoned in the Castel Sant’Angelo, where she remained voluntarily for several years before dying in 1821.