Margaret Mary Alacoque

1647 - 1690

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Margaret Mary Alacoque (French: Marguerite-Marie Alacoque) (22 July 1647 – 17 October 1690), was a French Roman Catholic Visitation nun and mystic, who promoted devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in its modern form. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Mary Alacoque has received more than 455,651 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Margaret Mary Alacoque is the 428th most popular religious figure (up from 440th in 2019), the 488th most popular biography from France (up from 493rd in 2019) and the 26th most popular French Religious Figure.

Margaret Mary Alacoque is most famous for her visions of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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Among religious figures, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 428 out of 2,272Before her are Saint Sava, Pope John V, Abu Mansur al-Maturidi, Alphonsus Liguori, Dionysius the Areopagite, and Pope Eleutherius. After her are Pope John XI, Camillus de Lellis, Saint Sarah, Antipope Benedict XIII, Pope Boniface VI, and Salome.

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Among people born in 1647, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 4Before her are Denis Papin, Pierre Bayle, and Maria Sibylla Merian. After her are John George III, Elector of Saxony, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, Suleiman of Persia, Giovanni Ceva, Constantine Phaulkon, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, Elisabeth Hevelius, and Petter Dass. Among people deceased in 1690, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 2Before her is Charles Le Brun. After her are Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, David Teniers the Younger, Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Philip William, Elector Palatine, Abraham Brueghel, Giovanni Legrenzi, Abraham van Beijeren, Isabel Luísa, Princess of Beira, Michael I Apafi, and Adam Frans van der Meulen.

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Among people born in France, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 488 out of 5,234Before her are André Maurois (1885), Frédéric Bazille (1841), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Bernard Arnault (1949), Francis, Duke of Guise (1519), and Marie Tussaud (1761). After her are Gabriel Marcel (1889), Alfred de Musset (1810), Marius Petipa (1818), William Wyler (1902), Pérotin (1160), and Claude Chabrol (1930).


Among religious figures born in France, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 26Before her are Pope Martin IV (1220), Vincent de Paul (1581), Francis de Sales (1567), John Vianney (1786), Pope Innocent V (1225), and Peter the Hermit (1050). After her are Hugues de Payens (1074), Rashi (1040), Genevieve (423), Antipope Clement VII (1342), Ansgar (801), and Pope Nicholas II (990).