Cristóbal Diatristán de Acuña (1597 – c. 1676) was a Spanish missionary and explorer. Biography. He was born at Burgos. He was admitted a Jesuit in 1612, and afterwards sent on mission work to Chile and Peru, where he became rector of the college of Cuenca.
Roman Catholic Church. Cristóbal Diatristán de Acuña – Jesuit explorer; Alger of Liège – History; Abraham Armand – Missionary to Hawaii; Alexis Bachelot – Missionary to Hawaii; Antonio Vivaldi - Italian baroque composer; Nicolas Aubry - French priest; Tissa Balasuriya - Sri Lankan Sinhala theologian; Mary Bastian – Murdered activist in Sri Lanka.