Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas

1843 - 1927

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Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas (4 October 1843 – 25 March 1927) was a Palestinian Christian nun who founded the Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary of Jerusalem (the Rosary Sisters), the first Palestinian congregation. She was beatified by Archbishop Angelo Amato on behalf of Pope Benedict XVI in 2009. On 6 December 2014 Pope Francis recognized a miracle that had been attributed to her intercession which was a requirement for her canonization. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas has received more than 59,548 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas is the 1,754th most popular religious figure (down from 1,558th in 2019), the 215th most popular biography from Israel (down from 188th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas ranks 1,754 out of 2,272Before her are Thomas S. Monson, Marianne Cope, Julián Herranz Casado, Attilio Nicora, Hilary of Arles, and António Ribeiro. After her are Gabriel Zubeir Wako, Pedro Pardo de Cela, Paulo Evaristo Arns, Jozef De Kesel, Alojs Andritzki, and Gregory VII of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1843, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas ranks 60Before her are Émile Levassor, Louis Duchesne, Gertrude Jekyll, Christina Nilsson, Friedrich Robert Helmert, and Georg von Rosen. After her are Harald Høffding, Paul Cambon, Peter Rosegger, Mark Antokolsky, Moritz Pasch, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1927, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas ranks 79Before her are Ram Prasad Bismil, Franz Rohr von Denta, Victoria Woodhull, József Rippl-Rónai, Charles Doolittle Walcott, and Kristian Prestrud. After her are Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius, Francis Lane, Miguel Pro, Maximilian Harden, William Burnside, and Matilde Serao.

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Among people born in Israel, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas ranks 215 out of 389Before her are Arik Einstein (1939), Dalia Itzik (1952), Yigal Amir (1970), Pinchas Zukerman (1948), Yvan Attal (1965), and Etgar Keret (1967). After her are Amir Pnueli (1941), Adi Shamir (1952), Ayelet Zurer (1969), Yakir Aharonov (1932), Oded Fehr (1970), and Judea Pearl (1936).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas ranks 57Before her are Canaan (null), Zephaniah (null), Mariam Baouardy (1846), Shoghi Effendi (1897), Moses ben Jacob Cordovero (1522), and Michel Sabbah (1933).