Gracia Mendes Nasi

1510 - 1569

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Gracia Mendes Nasi was a Sephardic Jewish philanthropist, businesswoman, and one of the wealthiest Jewish women of Renaissance Europe. She was also known as Doña Gracia, La Señora ("The Lady" in Spanish), and her Christianised name Beatriz (Beatrice) de Luna Miques. She was the maternal aunt and business partner of Joseph Nasi, who became a prominent figure in the politics of the Ottoman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gracia Mendes Nasi has received more than 212,263 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Gracia Mendes Nasi is the 4,274th most popular politician (down from 3,948th in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 91st in 2019) and the 55th most popular Portuguese Politician.

Gracia Mendes Nasi was a Jewish woman who was a successful merchant in the 16th century. She was also a philanthropist and worked to protect the Jews of Portugal.

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Over the past year Gracia Mendes Nasi has had the most page views in the with 32,320 views, followed by Hebrew (22,606), and Italian (8,039). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (88.00%), German (66.60%), and Egyptian Arabic (34.53%)


Among politicians, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 4,274 out of 19,576Before her are George Canning, Lady Margaret Beaufort, Ernesto Geisel, Jayavarman II, Alfred Moisiu, and Princess Milica of Serbia. After her are Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, Elena Glinskaya, Josef Terboven, Micheline Calmy-Rey, Yakov Yurovsky, and Merikare.

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Among people born in 1510, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 10Before her are Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, Renée of France, Jacopo Bassano, Aloysius Lilius, François Clouet, and Gonzalo Pizarro. After her are Elena Glinskaya, Túpac Huallpa, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Oda Nobuhide, Francesco de' Rossi, and Jean Goujon. Among people deceased in 1569, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 3Before her are Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and John of Ávila. After her are Louis, Prince of Condé, Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Maria Temryukovna, Gerolama Orsini, Aben Humeya, Mikołaj Rej, Catherine Carey, Philibert, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 96 out of 633Before her are Berengaria of Portugal (1198), Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy (1504), Rui Costa (1972), Luís Figo (1972), Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885), and João Gonçalves Zarco (1390). After her are Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), Isabel of Coimbra (1432), António, Prior of Crato (1531), Pedro Nunes (1502), Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), and José Maria de Eça de Queirós (1845).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 55Before her are Wamba (630), António de Spínola (1910), Beatrice of Portugal (1373), Óscar Carmona (1869), Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy (1504), and Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885). After her are António, Prior of Crato (1531), Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), Joseph Nasi (1524), Teófilo Braga (1843), Francisco da Costa Gomes (1914), and Eleanor of Viseu (1458).