Nuno Álvares Pereira

1360 - 1431

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D. Nuno Álvares Pereira, O. Carm. (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnunu ˈaɫvɐɾɨʃ pɨˈɾɐjɾɐ]; 24 June 1360 – 1 November 1431) was a Portuguese general of great success who had a decisive role in the 1383-1385 Crisis that assured Portugal's independence from Castile. He later became a mystic and was beatified by Pope Benedict XV, in 1918, and canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009.Nuno Álvares Pereira is often referred to as the Saint Constable (Portuguese: Santo Condestável) or as Saint Nuno of Saint Mary (Portuguese: São Nuno de Santa Maria), his religious name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nuno Álvares Pereira has received more than 137,955 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nuno Álvares Pereira is the 5,133rd most popular politician (down from 4,865th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 111th in 2019) and the 68th most popular Portuguese Politician.

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Among politicians, Nuno Álvares Pereira ranks 5,133 out of 15,710Before him are Orestes of Macedon, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Theodore Metochites, Andris Bērziņš, Stefan Vladislav, and Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset. After him are Alan García, Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Hage Geingob, Bermudo II of León, Marie Anne Mancini, and Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena.

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Among people born in 1360, Nuno Álvares Pereira ranks 9Before him are Jan Žižka, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Philippa of Lancaster, Ulrich von Jungingen, Cennino Cennini, and Klaus Störtebeker. After him are Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy, Joseph II of Constantinople, and Dorotea Bucca. Among people deceased in 1431, Nuno Álvares Pereira ranks 4Before him are Joan of Arc, Pope Martin V, and Violant of Bar. After him is Dan II of Wallachia.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Nuno Álvares Pereira ranks 118 out of 479Before him are Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu (1433), António Costa (1961), Francisco da Costa Gomes (1914), Karl Nesselrode (1780), Peter, Duke of Coimbra (1392), and João Vaz Corte-Real (1420). After him are Maria of Portugal, Queen of Castile (1313), António Ramalho Eanes (1935), Infanta Antónia of Portugal (1845), Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza (1800), Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad (1040), and Gil Vicente (1465).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Nuno Álvares Pereira ranks 68Before him are António Lobo Antunes (1942), Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu (1433), António Costa (1961), Francisco da Costa Gomes (1914), Karl Nesselrode (1780), and Peter, Duke of Coimbra (1392). After him are António Ramalho Eanes (1935), Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad (1040), Manuel Gomes da Costa (1863), Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu (1430), Leonor Teles (1350), and Teófilo Braga (1843).