Abbie Hoffman

1936 - 1989

Abbie Hoffman

Abbot Howard Hoffman (November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989), better known as Abbie Hoffmann, was an American political and social activist, anarchist, socialist, and revolutionary who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies"). He was also a leading proponent of the Flower Power movement. Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with police during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, along with Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner, and Bobby Seale. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abbie Hoffman has received more than 1,889,778 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 266th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Abbie Hoffman ranks 265 out of 426Before him are Mary Dyer, Pavel Pestel, William Howard Russell, Tatyana Baramzina, Leymah Gbowee, and Mirzo Tursunzoda. After him are Donald Watson, Gunnar Sønsteby, Nimr al-Nimr, Emmett Till, Flora MacDonald, and Udham Singh.

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Among people born in 1936, Abbie Hoffman ranks 198Before him are Guillermo Endara, Giora Feidman, Gary Hart, Moacir Claudino Pinto, Lien Chan, and Eliahu Inbal. After him are Andrej Kvašňák, Boniface Alexandre, August Schellenberg, Keir Dullea, Ennio Antonelli, and Han Seung-soo. Among people deceased in 1989, Abbie Hoffman ranks 118Before him are Edoardo Amaldi, Georges Schehadé, Ahmed Abdallah, Anthony Quayle, Luiz Gonzaga, and Martti Talvela. After him are Princess Eugénie of Greece and Denmark, Robert Penn Warren, Chen Boda, Zinka Milanov, Harry Andrews, and Harold Jeffreys.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Abbie Hoffman ranks 3,506 out of 12,171Before him are Nile Rodgers (1952), Paul Sweezy (1910), John Gilbert (1895), Tony Goldwyn (1960), Blake Clark (1946), and Platt Adams (1885). After him are Alvin E. Roth (1951), Carmen Electra (1972), Jennifer Morrison (1979), Estelle Getty (1923), Merle Haggard (1937), and John Singleton Copley (1738).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Abbie Hoffman ranks 31Before him are Russell Means (1939), Nat Turner (1800), Jesse Jackson (1941), Dorothy Day (1897), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), and Margaret Sanger (1879). After him are Emmett Till (1941), Louise Bryant (1885), Clara Barton (1821), Black Elk (1863), Alice Paul (1885), and Amelia Bloomer (1818).

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