Alexandrina of Balazar

1904 - 1955

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Alexandrina Maria da Costa (30 March 1904 – 13 October 1955), best known as Blessed Alexandrina of Balazar, was a Portuguese mystic and victim soul, member of the Association of Salesian Cooperators, who was born and died in Balazar (a rural parish of Póvoa de Varzim). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandrina of Balazar has received more than 113,070 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexandrina of Balazar is the 1,502nd most popular religious figure, the 186th most popular biography from Portugal and the 7th most popular Portuguese Religious Figure.

Memorability Metrics

  • 110k

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  • 55.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Alexandrina of Balazar has had the most page views in the with 29,104 views, followed by English (20,473), and Spanish (8,757). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Czech (224.04%), Egyptian Arabic (65.71%), and Croatian (61.07%)


Among religious figures, Alexandrina of Balazar ranks 1,502 out of 3,187Before her are Christian Mortensen, Hieda no Are, Prince Oscar Bernadotte, Anthony of Kiev, Abu Dujana, and Catherine of Ricci. After her are Adalbert of Hamburg, Ithamar, Meletius IV of Constantinople, Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Karmapa Lama, Marcial Maciel, and Marco d'Aviano.

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Among people born in 1904, Alexandrina of Balazar ranks 105Before her are Christian-Jaque, Tadao Takayama, Karl Ernst, Achille Varzi, Delmer Daves, and Nikolai Berzarin. After her are Jacques Tourneur, Wang Ming, Margaret Bourke-White, Greer Garson, Arkady Gaidar, and Yulii Khariton. Among people deceased in 1955, Alexandrina of Balazar ranks 60Before her are Ivan Šubašić, Adolfo de la Huerta, Erich Brandenberger, Tin Ujević, Konstantin Hierl, and Kim Seong-su. After her are Reiner Stahel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Luis Otero, Cy Young, Louis Lachenal, and Emma Jung.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Alexandrina of Balazar ranks 186 out of 633Before her are Ricardo Carvalho (1978), Bartolomeu Perestrello (1400), Luís Fróis (1532), Almeida Garrett (1799), Nuno Gonçalves (1500), and Beatrice of Portugal (1347). After her are Cristóvão da Gama (1516), Francisco de Sá Carneiro (1934), Estêvão Gomes (1484), Tomé Pires (1468), Pedro Damiano (1480), and John, Constable of Portugal (1400).


Among religious figures born in Portugal, Alexandrina of Balazar ranks 7Before her are Anthony of Padua (1195), Pope John XXI (1215), Sister Lúcia (1907), John of God (1495), Cristóvão Ferreira (1580), and Beatrice of Silva (1424). After her are José Saraiva Martins (1932), Pelagio Galvani (1165), John de Britto (1647), Manuel Clemente (1948), Manuel Monteiro de Castro (1938), and António de Andrade (1580).