Beatrice Cenci

1577 - 1599

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Beatrice Cenci (Italian: [beaˈtriːtʃe ˈtʃɛntʃi]; 6 February 1577 – 11 September 1599) was a young Roman noblewoman who murdered her abusive father, Count Francesco Cenci. The subsequent, lurid murder trial in Rome gave rise to an enduring legend about her. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beatrice Cenci has received more than 327,962 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Beatrice Cenci is the 86th most popular social activist (down from 61st in 2019), the 943rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 731st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Social Activist.

Beatrice Cenci is most famous for being a woman who was brutally murdered by her father.

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Among social activists, Beatrice Cenci ranks 86 out of 544Before her are Thomas Cranmer, Yun Chi-ho, Angela Davis, Kasturba Gandhi, Zhang Jue, and Liu Xiaobo. After her are Augusto César Sandino, Syed Ahmad Khan, Alexander Parvus, René Cassin, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, and Bertha Pappenheim.

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Among people born in 1577, Beatrice Cenci ranks 3Before her are Peter Paul Rubens and Christian IV of Denmark. After her are François Leclerc du Tremblay, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Nur Jahan, Paul Guldin, Cristofano Allori, Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Scipione Borghese, Dmitry Pozharsky, and Jacob Cats. Among people deceased in 1599, Beatrice Cenci ranks 3Before her are Edmund Spenser and Gabrielle d'Estrées. After her are Luca Marenzio, Maeda Toshiie, Andrew Báthory, Chōsokabe Motochika, Eknath, Menocchio, Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria, Cornelis de Houtman, and Francisco Guerrero.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Beatrice Cenci ranks 943 out of 4,088Before her are Beatrice of Naples (1457), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), Theognis of Megara (-570), Scipione del Ferro (1465), Erasmo of Narni (1370), and Nina Ricci (1883). After her are Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5), Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822), Salvatore Quasimodo (1901), Tigellinus (10), Nicola Porpora (1686), and Vincenzo Viviani (1622).


Among social activists born in Italy, Beatrice Cenci ranks 4Before her are Fra Dolcino (1250), Errico Malatesta (1853), and Antipope Clement III (1025). After her are Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833), Frank Costello (1891), Andreas Hofer (1767), Moses Montefiore (1784), Beppe Grillo (1948), and Giuseppe Impastato (1948).