Catalina de Erauso

1592 - 1650

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Catalina de Erauso (in Spanish; or Katalina Erauso in Basque) (San Sebastián, Spain, 1585 or 1592 — Cuetlaxtla near Orizaba, New Spain, 1650), who went by Alonso Díaz, Antonio de Erauso, and some other masculine names and is also known in Spanish as La Monja Alférez (English, The Ensign Nun), was a one-time nun who subsequently travelled around Spain and Spanish America, mostly under male identities, in the first half of the 17th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Catalina de Erauso has received more than 190,810 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Catalina de Erauso is the 5,878th most popular politician (up from 6,008th in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from Spain (down from 546th in 2019) and the 200th most popular Spanish Politician.

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Among politicians, Catalina de Erauso ranks 5,878 out of 15,710Before her are José Antonio Páez, Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark, Al-Mughira, Ammuna, and Rechiar. After her are At-Ta'i, Qara Osman, Gerberga of Saxony, Tahir ibn Husayn, Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine, and Emperor Taizong of Jin.

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Among people born in 1592, Catalina de Erauso ranks 10Before her are Pierre Gassendi, Wilhelm Schickard, Gerard van Honthorst, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, Jacques Callot, and Gustav Horn, Count of Pori. After her are Peter Snayers, François le Métel de Boisrobert, and Étienne Brûlé. Among people deceased in 1650, Catalina de Erauso ranks 8Before her are William II, Prince of Orange, Dorgon, Tukaram, Matthäus Merian, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, and Christoph Scheiner. After her are Bernhardus Varenius, Jean Rotrou, and Claude Favre de Vaugelas.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Catalina de Erauso ranks 547 out of 2,595Before her are Luis Ramírez de Lucena (1475), Luis Ocaña (1945), Xabi Alonso (1981), Javier Marías (1951), Diego, Prince of Asturias (1575), and Bigas Luna (1946). After her are José Villalonga Llorente (1919), Juan de Grijalva (1480), Ordoño III of León (926), José de Espronceda (1808), Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1453), and Juan Carreño de Miranda (1614).


Among politicians born in Spain, Catalina de Erauso ranks 200Before her are Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás (1900), Abd al-Rahman IV (1000), Hisham III of Córdoba (975), Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965), and Diego, Prince of Asturias (1575). After her are Ordoño III of León (926), Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1453), Reccared II (650), Liuva II (583), Federica Montseny (1905), and Ulpia Marciana (48).