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Margaret Mary Alacoque

1647 - 1690

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Margaret Mary Alacoque, VHM (French: Marguerite-Marie Alacoque) (22 July 1647 – 17 October 1690), was a French 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 510,373 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Margaret Mary Alacoque is the 458th most popular religious figure (down from 427th in 2019), the 496th most popular biography from France (down from 487th 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 458 out of 2,238Before her are Pope Zephyrinus, Tollund Man, Pope Stephen VIII, Pope Constantine, Beatrice Portinari, and Pope Hyginus. After her are Pope John XIV, Zaynab bint Ali, Dominic Savio, Charbel Makhlouf, Aloysius Gonzaga, and Vincent of Saragossa.

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Among people born in 1647, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 4Before her are Denis Papin, Maria Sibylla Merian, and Pierre Bayle. After her are John George III, Elector of Saxony, Suleiman of Persia, Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, Giovanni Ceva, Constantine Phaulkon, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, and Elisabeth Hevelius. Among people deceased in 1690, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 3Before her are Charles Le Brun and Charles V, Duke of Lorraine. After her are Philip William, Elector Palatine, Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, David Teniers the Younger, Giovanni Legrenzi, Isabel Luísa, Princess of Beira, Michael I Apafi, Abraham van Beijeren, Adam Frans van der Meulen, and Juan de Valdés Leal.

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Among people born in France, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 496 out of 6,011Before her are Hilary of Poitiers (315), Lothair of France (941), Arthur Honegger (1892), Marius Petipa (1818), André Le Nôtre (1613), and Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060). After her are Suger (1080), Urbain Le Verrier (1811), Pierre Laval (1883), Albert Lebrun (1871), Giambologna (1529), and Paul Barras (1755).


Among religious figures born in France, Margaret Mary Alacoque ranks 26Before her are Pope Callixtus II (1065), Pope Urban IV (1185), Pope Martin IV (1220), Pope Innocent V (1225), Genevieve (423), and Hugues de Payens (1074). After her are Luigi Lucheni (1873), John Vianney (1786), Rashi (1040), Antipope Clement VII (1342), Ansgar (801), and Peter the Hermit (1050).