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Marie of the Incarnation

1599 - 1672

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Marie of the Incarnation, OSU (28 October 1599 – 30 April 1672) was a French Ursuline nun. As part of a group of nuns sent to New France (Quebec) to establish the Ursuline Order, Marie was crucial in the spread of Catholicism in New France. She was a religious author and has been credited with founding the first girls' school in the New World. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie of the Incarnation has received more than 4,750 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Marie of the Incarnation is the 2,032nd most popular religious figure, the 3,620th most popular biography from France and the 180th most popular French Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Marie of the Incarnation ranks 2,032 out of 2,238Before her are Dominique Mamberti, Euzois of Byzantium, Charles Journet, Menas of Constantinople, Prahlad Jani, and Benito Arias Montano. After her are Marina Semyonova, Luis Héctor Villalba, Hilary of Arles, Peter Jan Beckx, Zacharias Ursinus, and Júlio Duarte Langa.

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Among people born in 1599, Marie of the Incarnation ranks 16Before her are Ottavio Piccolomini, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, John Berchmans, Robert Blake, Adriaen van Utrecht, and Christian II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg.  Among people deceased in 1672, Marie of the Incarnation ranks 16Before her are John Wilkins, Marguerite of Lorraine, Madeleine Béjart, Anne Marie Martinozzi, Pierre Séguier, and François de La Mothe Le Vayer. After her are Friedrich Wilhelm III, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Georg Stiernhielm, Guy Patin, Anne Bradstreet, Francis Willughby, and Pedro Calungsod.

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Among people born in France, Marie of the Incarnation ranks 3,620 out of 6,011Before her are Amélie Mauresmo (1979), Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu (1889), Jean Becker (1933), Maurice Schumann (1911), Hervé Le Tellier (1957), and Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix (1718). After her are Dominique Fernandez (1929), Jacques Pelletier du Mans (1517), Pierre Marie (1853), Christian Herter (1895), Rémi Brague (1947), and Auguste de Montferrand (1786).


Among religious figures born in France, Marie of the Incarnation ranks 180Before her are François de Laval (1623), Chlodulf of Metz (null), Jeanne Jugan (1792), Pasquier Quesnel (1634), Jean de Brébeuf (1593), and Peire Cardenal (1180). After her are Hilary of Arles (401), Ratramnus (800), Marie-Eugénie de Jésus (1817), Jean-Pierre Ricard (1944), Léon-Adolphe Amette (1850), and Charles Blondin (1824).