RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Peter of Alcantara

1499 - 1562

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Peter of Alcántara (Spanish: Pedro de Alcántara; 1499 – October 18, 1562) was a Spanish Franciscan friar who was canonized in 1669. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter of Alcantara has received more than 56,092 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Peter of Alcantara is the 876th most popular religious figure (down from 843rd in 2019), the 379th most popular biography from Spain (down from 355th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Spanish Religious Figure.

Peter of Alcantara is most famous for his life of prayer and penance.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Peter of Alcantara ranks 876 out of 2,272Before him are Gianna Beretta Molla, Melania the Younger, Caesar Baronius, Saint Emeric of Hungary, Jacob Sprenger, and Carlo Maria Martini. After him are Qasim ibn Muhammad, Didymus the Blind, 11th Dalai Lama, Junípero Serra, Rupert of Salzburg, and Humbert of Silva Candida.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1499, Peter of Alcantara ranks 10Before him are Claude of France, Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, Giulio Romano, Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset, Bernardino de Sahagún, and Claude Garamond. After him are Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Laurentius Petri, Garcia de Orta, Sebastian Franck, and Gjon Buzuku. Among people deceased in 1562, Peter of Alcantara ranks 8Before him are Adrian Willaert, Lütfi Pasha, Eleanor of Toledo, Gabriele Falloppio, Götz von Berlichingen, and Jan van Scorel. After him are Francesco de' Rossi, Christoph Amberger, Peter Martyr Vermigli, and François de Tournon.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Peter of Alcantara ranks 379 out of 2,595Before him are Gérard Encausse (1865), Antonio Soler (1729), Luis Enrique (1970), Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374), Chindasuinth (563), and Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (1892). After him are Mercedes of Orléans (1860), Junípero Serra (1713), Henry I of Castile (1204), Al-Hakam I (770), Joseph Calasanz (1556), and Muhammad I of Granada (1194).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Spain

Among religious figures born in Spain, Peter of Alcantara ranks 28Before him are Antipope Clement VIII (1370), Priscillian (340), Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado (1643), Hermenegild (564), Diego de Landa (1524), and John of Ávila (1500). After him are Junípero Serra (1713), Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur (1626), Eulalia of Barcelona (290), Adolfo Nicolás (1936), Pedro Casaldáliga (1928), and Peter Claver (1581).