Gracia Mendes Nasi

1510 - 1569

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Gracia Mendes Nasi (1510 – 1569) was a Portuguese intellectual and one of the wealthiest Jewish women of Renaissance Europe. She married Francisco Mendes/Benveniste. She was the aunt and business partner of Joao Micas (alias, Hebrew name 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 127,204 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gracia Mendes Nasi is the 3,872nd most popular politician, the 92nd most popular biography from Portugal and the 53rd 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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Among politicians, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 3,872 out of 15,710Before her are Agis II, Antiochus IX Cyzicenus, Ante Marković, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Parysatis II, and Grimoald the Elder. After her are Ludwig Quidde, Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, Zhu Rongji, and Rafael del Riego.

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Among people born in 1510, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 11Before her are Renée of France, Mikael Agricola, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Gonzalo Pizarro, Aloysius Lilius, and François Clouet. After her are Elena Glinskaya, Túpac Huallpa, Jacob Clemens non Papa, 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 Louis, Prince of Condé. After her are John of Ávila, Maria Temryukovna, Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Gerolama Orsini, Mikołaj Rej, Catherine Carey, and António Ferreira.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 92 out of 479Before her are Tristão da Cunha (1460), Luís Figo (1972), António de Spínola (1910), Joseph Nasi (1524), Berengaria of Portugal (1198), and Pêro da Covilhã (1450). After her are Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (1565), Wamba (630), Eleanor of Viseu (1458), Óscar Carmona (1869), Pedro Nunes (1502), and Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira (1793).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Gracia Mendes Nasi ranks 53Before her are João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537), Jorge Sampaio (1939), Theresa, Countess of Portugal (1080), Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), António de Spínola (1910), and Joseph Nasi (1524). After her are Wamba (630), Eleanor of Viseu (1458), Óscar Carmona (1869), Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira (1793), Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885), and António, Prior of Crato (1531).