Afeni Shakur

1947 - 2016

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Afeni Shakur Davis (born Alice Faye Williams; January 10, 1947 – May 2, 2016) was an American political activist and member of the Black Panther Party. Shakur was the mother of rapper Tupac Shakur and the executor of his estate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Afeni Shakur has received more than 6,266,057 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Afeni Shakur is the 424th most popular social activist (down from 403rd in 2019), the 5,346th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,667th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular American Social Activist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Afeni Shakurs by language

Over the past year Afeni Shakur has had the most page views in the with 762,796 views, followed by French (36,931), and Spanish (33,808). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (732.52%), Icelandic (107.27%), and Galician (71.26%)


Among social activists, Afeni Shakur ranks 424 out of 840Before her are Samantha Smith, Giuseppe Pinelli, Josephine Butler, Eugene V. Debs, Iosif Grigulevich, and Saalumarada Thimmakka. After her are Leonard Peltier, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Rajendra K. Pachauri, Leona Vicario, Malala Yousafzai, and Yacouba Sawadogo.

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Among people born in 1947, Afeni Shakur ranks 405Before her are Kembo Uba Kembo, Erik Olin Wright, Dave Alexander, Michèle Torr, George Kobayashi, and Rémi Brague. After her are Luis Ángel González Macchi, Miroslav Vitouš, Lynn Anderson, Irmgard Möller, Kathy Acker, and Mirza Khazar. Among people deceased in 2016, Afeni Shakur ranks 265Before her are Leonid Zhabotinsky, Yvette Chauviré, Faina Melnik, Anita Brookner, Pedro de Felipe, and Raoul Coutard. After her are Giovanni Coppa, László Sárosi, Ken Adam, Brigitte Hamann, Jan Němec, and Susana Duijm.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Afeni Shakur ranks 5,346 out of 20,380Before her are Lauryn Hill (1975), Michael Angelo Batio (1956), Dorothy Stang (1931), Tori Spelling (1973), Charley Paddock (1900), and Charles Daniels (1885). After her are Matt Sorum (1960), Norma Talmadge (1894), Spencer Tunick (1967), Jack Sherman (1956), Sandra Bem (1944), and Randy Orton (1980).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Afeni Shakur ranks 53Before her are Catharine MacKinnon (1946), Mathew Brady (1822), Louise Bryant (1885), Mary Edwards Walker (1832), Samantha Smith (1972), and Eugene V. Debs (1855). After her are Leonard Peltier (1944), Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826), Lester R. Brown (1934), Anna Louise Strong (1885), Cesar Chavez (1927), and Grace Sherwood (1660).