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Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

1931 - Today

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Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (born 26 November 1931) is an Argentine activist, community organizer, painter, writer and sculptor. He was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize for his opposition to Argentina's last civil-military dictatorship (1976–1983), during which he was detained, tortured, and held without trial for 14 months. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolfo Pérez Esquivel has received more than 201,497 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Adolfo Pérez Esquivel is the 136th most popular social activist (up from 155th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 59th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Argentinean Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel ranks 136 out of 538Before him are Frederick Douglass, Death of Marilyn Monroe, Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, Klaus Störtebeker, Mairead Maguire, and Betty Ford. After him are Ishikawa Goemon, Léon Jouhaux, Steve Biko, Bertha Pappenheim, Huda Sha'arawi, and Judas of Galilee.

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Among people born in 1931, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel ranks 71Before him are Klaus Hasselmann, Don King, Clive Cussler, Charles Taylor, Rita Moreno, and Sam Cooke. After him are Hamilton O. Smith, Anthony de Mello, Carroll Baker, Stephen Boyd, Margarita Lozano, and Richard F. Heck.

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Among people born in Argentina, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel ranks 49 out of 1,019Before him are Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Ernesto Laclau (1935), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), Alberto Ginastera (1916), Carlos Bilardo (1938), and Jorge Sampaoli (1960). After him are Tamara Bunke (1937), Adolfo Bioy Casares (1914), Javier Zanetti (1973), Quino (1932), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), and Manuel Belgrano (1770).


Among social activists born in Argentina, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel ranks 2Before him are Che Guevara (1928). After him are Estela de Carlotto (1930), Virginia Bolten (1876), and Maria Verónica Reina (1964).