Beatrice of Silva

1424 - 1492

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Beatrice of Silva (Campo Maior, Portugal ca. 1424 – Toledo, Castile, 16 August 1492), born Beatriz de Menezes da Silva, was a Portuguese noblewoman who became the foundress of the monastic Order of the Immaculate Conception. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beatrice of Silva has received more than 134,288 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Beatrice of Silva is the 1,249th most popular religious figure (down from 1,180th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 138th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Portuguese Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Beatrice of Silva ranks 1,249 out of 3,187Before her are Agnes of Assisi, Jubal, Regino of Prüm, Abu Sa'id Abu'l-Khayr, Irmina of Oeren, and François de la Chaise. After her are Giuseppe Bertello, Clemens August of Bavaria, Eugène Tisserant, Nilus the Younger, Edward Cassidy, and Claudia Augusta.

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Among people born in 1424, Beatrice of Silva ranks 4Before her are Władysław III of Poland, Blanche II of Navarre, and Abu Sa'id Mirza. After her are Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France, Cristoforo Landino, Louis IV, Elector Palatine, Louis I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Isabella of Clermont, and Frederick III, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1492, Beatrice of Silva ranks 8Before her are Pope Innocent VIII, Piero della Francesca, Jami, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Elizabeth Woodville, and Gülbahar Hatun. After her are Antoine Busnois, Sonni Ali, Jaume Huguet, and Christina Abrahamsdotter.

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Among people born in Portugal, Beatrice of Silva ranks 149 out of 633Before her are Pêro da Covilhã (1450), Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Manuel Gomes da Costa (1863), Maria of Portugal, Queen of Castile (1313), Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (1455), and Cristóvão Ferreira (1580). After her are Mafalda of Portugal (1197), Isabel of Barcelos (1402), Américo Lopes (1933), Paula Rego (1935), Eduardo Souto de Moura (1952), and Álvaro Cunhal (1913).


Among religious figures born in Portugal, Beatrice of Silva ranks 6Before her are Anthony of Padua (1195), Pope John XXI (1215), Sister Lúcia (1907), John of God (1495), and Cristóvão Ferreira (1580). After her are Alexandrina of Balazar (1904), José Saraiva Martins (1932), Pelagio Galvani (1165), John de Britto (1647), Manuel Clemente (1948), and Manuel Monteiro de Castro (1938).