Eusebio Kino

1645 - 1711

Photo of Eusebio Kino

Icon of person Eusebio Kino

Eusebio Francisco Kino (Italian: Eusebio Francesco Chini, Spanish: Eusebio Francisco Kino; 10 August 1645 – 15 March 1711), often referred to as Father Kino, was a Tyrolean Jesuit, missionary, geographer, explorer, cartographer and astronomer born in the Territory of the Bishopric of Trent, then part of the Holy Roman Empire. For the last 24 years of his life he worked in the region then known as the Pimería Alta, modern-day Sonora in Mexico and southern Arizona in the United States. He explored the region and worked with the indigenous Native American population, including primarily the Tohono O'Odham, Sobaipuri and other Upper Piman groups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eusebio Kino has received more than 226,572 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Eusebio Kino is the 245th most popular explorer (up from 248th in 2019), the 2,397th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,218th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Explorer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 230k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Eusebio Kinos by language


Among explorers, Eusebio Kino ranks 245 out of 405Before him are William Smith, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, Grigory Potanin, Tristão Vaz Teixeira, Meriwether Lewis, and Aleksei Chirikov. After him are Juan de Garay, Vladimir Atlasov, Carl Peters, Karl Weyprecht, Anthony Jenkinson, and Richard Chancellor.

Most Popular Explorers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1645, Eusebio Kino ranks 9Before him are William Kidd, Jean de La Bruyère, William Penn, Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, Andreas Werckmeister, and Aert de Gelder. After him are Francis I Rákóczi, Louis Jolliet, Nicolas Lemery, and Anne Dacier. Among people deceased in 1711, Eusebio Kino ranks 9Before him are Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, John William Friso, Prince of Orange, Frederick William, Duke of Courland, Louis-François de Boufflers, Maria Amalia of Courland, and Francesco Maria de' Medici, Duke of Rovere and Montefeltro. After him are Vladimir Atlasov, Gerard de Lairesse, Élisabeth Sophie Chéron, and Joseph Vaz.

Others Born in 1645

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1711

Go to all Rankings

In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Eusebio Kino ranks 2,397 out of 4,088Before him are Armando Trovajoli (1917), Riccardo Chailly (1953), Ugo Locatelli (1916), Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889), Castruccio Castracani (1281), and Valerio Massimo Manfredi (1942). After him are Sergio Sollima (1921), Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663), Pietro Riario (1447), Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius (-200), Antonio Ascari (1888), and Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (1580).

Among EXPLORERS In Italy

Among explorers born in Italy, Eusebio Kino ranks 15Before him are Sebastian Cabot (1484), Alvise Cadamosto (1432), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), Niccolò de' Conti (1395), Alejandro Malaspina (1754), and Cristoforo Buondelmonti (1385). After him are Ippolito Rosellini (1800).