Santa Teresa de Jesús
Who was Santa Teresa de Jesús ?
She was a religious woman. She founded a monastery in Ávila in which they strictly followed the observance of the order, with a particular emphasis on poverty, loneliness and silence.
At the beginning of the 16th century the cloister wasn't controlled in excess and convents received frequent visits from outsiders. She founded 20 convents extended around all the Spanish geography.
She died on the 4th of October 1582 when she was travelling.