Abimael Guzmán

1934 - Today

Abimael Guzmán

Manuel Rubén Abimael Guzmán Reynoso (; American Spanish: [maˈnwel ruˈβen aβimaˈel ɡuzˈman reiˈnoso]; born 3 December 1934), also known by the nom de guerre Chairman Gonzalo (Spanish: Presidente Gonzalo), is the former leader of the Shining Path during the Maoist insurgency known as the internal conflict in Peru. He was captured by the Peruvian government in 1992 and sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorism and treason. In the 1960s and 1970s, Guzmán was a professor of philosophy active in left-wing politics and strongly influenced by Marxism and Maoism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abimael Guzmán has received more than 328,378 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 156th most popular social activist.

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  • 25

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  • 4.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Abimael Guzmán ranks 156 out of 426Before him are Leila Khaled, Soh Jaipil, Jan Karski, Musa al-Sadr, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, and Aliya Moldagulova. After him are Emilie Schindler, Eunus, Stjepan Filipović, Yelena Bonner, Maria Spiridonova, and Ilya Ulyanov.

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Among people born in 1934, Abimael Guzmán ranks 91Before him are Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Howard Martin Temin, Clive Granger, Garry Marshall, Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and Lucien Bianchi. After him are Waldo Machado, Armi Kuusela, William F. Sharpe, Masao Uchino, Lakhdar Brahimi, and Valentin Ivanov.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Abimael Guzmán ranks 23 out of 124Before him are Huáscar (1490), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), Teófilo Cubillas (1949), Túpac Huallpa (1510), and César Vallejo (1892). After him are Titu Cusi (1535), Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910), Sayri Túpac (1535), Sinchi Roca (1230), Yawar Waqaq (1380), and Claudio Pizarro (1978).

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