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Which real-life person is Santa Claus based on? Do you know ?

By Srikanto Mandal 23 Dec, 2022

Christmas festival is celebrated on December 25 every year to mark the birthday of Jesus Christ.

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Every year at Christmas Santa will appear as a white-bearded, often bespectacled, red coat carrying a bag full of gifts over his shoulder for the little ones.

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One by one gifts will come out of the bag for the little ones. Through the ages, this is how Santa Claus appeared to make children happy at Christmas.

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But who is this Santa Claus ? What is his history? It is known that the existence of Santa Claus can be traced back to the 3rd century AD

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At that time, an old man named Saint Nicholas used to visit every house and give gifts to the children. Saint Nicholas, born in Turkey, was a wealthy man

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Not only that, this Saint Nicholas saved three sisters from being sold. Their father was going to sell those three sisters for money.

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The white-bearded man gained popularity for all these philanthropic deeds and later this Saint Nicholas became known as Santa Claus.

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