St John the Baptist, cousin of Jesus Christ, to preach the gospel to the Jews in the wilderness before preaching repentance in Jesus Christ, and Christ Jesus the baptist. He was also a prophet of Islam.
According to the Bible, John Jordan was baptized, repentance is a Christian Jewish propaganda pioneer, the need for reform, and that God will send somebody born, than his thousands of times, as Jesus preach doctrine laid the foundation.
John the Baptist was arrested and jailed for his public attack on Hilli Antipas, the Jew, but Herod scruples his prestige and never dared to kill him. Then Herod's stepdaughter, Salome dance for him, Herod pleased to reward her, she can swear to God reward any item in her mother's urging, Salome to the head of John the Baptist, Herod was compelled to send to kill John, will head into the plate to salome.
In history, there are many prophets by the spirit of God, speak many prophecies of the Messiah, and John the Baptist is directly to "prepare the way for the Lord, make straight his way", with Jesus Christ for his people as Jesus Christ said: "every woman, not a Xing it is greater than John the baptist".
Set the Catholic Church of St John the Baptist day is June 24th, St. John the Baptist martyr wash day is August 29th.