The PGFTS was founded in 1991 and is awarded each year to a student at Pembroke College. Pier Giorgio Frassati was Pietrojan’s great uncle. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II on 20 May 1990 and has since become the patron of Catholic students. He died aged 24 in 1925 after a short but intense life.

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