New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.



1746 - 1792

Photo of Tiradentes

Icon of person Tiradentes

Joaquim José da Silva Xavier (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒwɐˈkĩ ʒuˈzɛ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ʃɐviˈɛʁ]; 12 November 1746 – 21 April 1792), known as Tiradentes (pronounced [tʃiɾɐˈdẽtʃis]), was a leading member of the colonial Brazilian revolutionary movement known as Inconfidência Mineira, whose aim was full independence from Portuguese colonial rule and creation of a republic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tiradentes has received more than 383,951 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Tiradentes is the 187th most popular social activist (down from 170th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 92nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Brazilian Social Activist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 380k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tiradentes by language


Among social activists, Tiradentes ranks 187 out of 538Before him are Yelena Bonner, Chico Mendes, Lepa Radić, Gloria Steinem, Chen Sheng, and Moses Montefiore. After him are Kailash Satyarthi, Subcomandante Marcos, Aliya Moldagulova, Zinaida Portnova, Ravachol, and Bacha Khan.

Most Popular Social Activists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1746, Tiradentes ranks 14Before him are Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Maurice Benyovszky, William Jones, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, Giovanni Battista Venturi, and Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville. After him are George XII of Georgia, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, Infanta Benedita of Portugal, Izabela Czartoryska, and Antonio Rosetti. Among people deceased in 1792, Tiradentes ranks 11Before him are Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Joshua Reynolds, Richard Arkwright, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, Joseph Martin Kraus, and Nguyễn Huệ. After him are Robert Adam, Johann van Beethoven, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Legall de Kermeur, and Jacques Cazotte.

Others Born in 1746

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1792

Go to all Rankings

In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Tiradentes ranks 104 out of 2,067Before him are Tancredo Neves (1910), José Mauro de Vasconcelos (1920), Chico Xavier (1910), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), Chico Mendes (1944), and Mauro Ramos (1930). After him are Mário de Andrade (1893), Dida (1973), Deco (1977), Pepe (1983), Carlos Pace (1944), and Robinho (1984).


Among social activists born in Brazil, Tiradentes ranks 2Before him are Chico Mendes (1944). After him are Lampião (1897).