Álvaro del Portillo

1914 - 1994

Álvaro del Portillo

Blessed Álvaro del Portillo y Diez de Sollano (11 March 1914 – 23 March 1994) was a Spanish engineer and Roman Catholic bishop. He served as the prelate of Opus Dei between 1982 and 1994 as the successor to Saint Josemaría Escrivá. Luminaries such as Pope John Paul II and Cardinal Carlo Caffarra have praised Portillo as a faithful servant of God. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Álvaro del Portillo has received more than 46,468 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 111th most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Álvaro del Portillo ranks 111 out of 287Before him are Eupalinos, Johan August Brinell, Franz Reuleaux, Patrick Head, Viktor Belenko, and J. Walter Christie. After him are Alexander Lippisch, Aurel Vlaicu, Herman Potočnik, Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu, Yevgeny Dragunov, and Philippe LeBon.

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Among people born in 1914, Álvaro del Portillo ranks 96Before him are Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, Eugene Nida, J. Lee Thompson, Larbi Benbarek, Ferenc Fricsay, and Vladimir Chelomey. After him are Akira Matsunaga, Edmund Conen, Nicanor Parra, Kirill Kondrashin, George Reeves, and Saul Steinberg. Among people deceased in 1994, Álvaro del Portillo ranks 88Before him are Walter Lantz, Motoo Kimura, Nikolai Ogarkov, Yevgeny Leonov, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, and Olga Rubtsova. After him are Joe Pass, John Candy, John Edward Williams, Andrés Escobar, Roberto Burle Marx, and Wilma Rudolph.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Álvaro del Portillo ranks 621 out of 1,895Before him are Luis Molowny (1925), Nicolás de Ovando (1451), Rafael Benítez (1960), Javier Clemente (1950), Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva (1895), and Raimon Panikkar (1918). After him are Salvador Puig Antich (1948), Juande Ramos (1954), Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965), Guti (1976), Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster (1354), and Joseph Albo (1380).

Among ENGINEERS In Spain

Among engineers born in Spain, Álvaro del Portillo ranks 3Before him are José Echegaray (1832) and Ildefons Cerdà (1815).

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