Manuel Monteiro de Castro

1938 - Today

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Manuel Monteiro de Castro (born 29 March 1938) is a Portuguese prelate of the Catholic Church who worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See from 1967 to 2009, with the rank of archbishop and the title of nuncio from 1985. His assignments as nuncio included the Caribbean, South Africa, Central America, and Spain. He ended his career in senior positions in the Roman Curia from 2009 to 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Monteiro de Castro has received more than 37,580 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Manuel Monteiro de Castro is the 1,836th most popular religious figure (down from 1,691st in 2019), the 234th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 220th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Portuguese Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Manuel Monteiro de Castro ranks 1,836 out of 3,187Before him are Lupus of Troyes, Innocent of Alaska, Pinedjem II, Abu Ishaq al-Shatibi, Peter Turkson, and Alexander of Bergamo. After him are Joseph Cafasso, Adolf Bertram, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri, Kurt Koch, Anno II, and Maria Giuseppa Robucci.

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Among people born in 1938, Manuel Monteiro de Castro ranks 214Before him are Rauno Aaltonen, Chuan Leekpai, Lee Morgan, Jim Simons, Larry Niven, and Richard Beymer. After him are Lawrence Block, Grethe Ingmann, Eiko Ishioka, Venedikt Yerofeyev, Michel Duchaussoy, and Behrouz Vossoughi.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Manuel Monteiro de Castro ranks 234 out of 633Before him are Manuel Teixeira Gomes (1860), Alexandre Herculano (1810), Maria Severa Onofriana (1820), Duarte, Duke of Guimarães (1515), Carlos Seixas (1704), and Carlos Tavares (1958). After him are José Costa (1953), Vasco Gonçalves (1921), Miguel Torga (1907), André Villas-Boas (1977), Jaime, Duke of Braganza (1483), and António Simões (1943).


Among religious figures born in Portugal, Manuel Monteiro de Castro ranks 12Before him are Beatrice of Silva (1424), Alexandrina of Balazar (1904), José Saraiva Martins (1932), Pelagio Galvani (1165), John de Britto (1647), and Manuel Clemente (1948). After him are António de Andrade (1580), John of Biclaro (540), José Policarpo (1936), Simão Rodrigues (1510), Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira (1888), and António Ribeiro (1928).