Ales Bialiatski

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Ales Viktaravich Bialiatski (Belarusian: Алесь Віктаравіч Бяляцкі, romanized: Aleś Viktaravič Bialacki; born 25 September 1962) is a Belarusian pro-democracy activist and prisoner of conscience known for his work with the Viasna Human Rights Centre. An activist for Belarusian independence and democracy since the early 1980s, Bialiatski is a founding member of Viasna and the Belarusian Popular Front, serving as leader of the latter from 1996 to 1999. He is also a member of the Coordination Council of the Belarusian opposition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ales Bialiatski has received more than 279,441 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ales Bialiatski is the 157th most popular social activist (up from 528th in 2019), the 453rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 2,170th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Ales Bialiatski ranks 157 out of 840Before him are Guru Ram Das, Klaus Störtebeker, Dmitry Muratov, Jacques Roux, Gerda Christian, and Sergey Nechayev. After him are Yiannis Ritsos, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Rudi Dutschke, Alexander Pechersky, Mordechai Vanunu, and Maria Spiridonova.

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Among people born in 1962, Ales Bialiatski ranks 36Before him are Evander Holyfield, Viktor Tsoi, Stephen Chow, Jeff Bennett, Thomas Kretschmann, and Kelly Preston. After him are Matteo Messina Denaro, Milo Đukanović, Matthew Broderick, Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Dino Merlin, and Christiane F..

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Among people born in Russia, Ales Bialiatski ranks 453 out of 3,761Before him are Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Elsa Triolet (1896), Alexander Afanasyev (1826), Dmitry Muratov (1961), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), and Sergey Nechayev (1847). After him are Nikolay Bobrikov (1839), Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia (1554), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Yuri Nikulin (1921), Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), and Leonid Rogozov (1934).


Among social activists born in Russia, Ales Bialiatski ranks 10Before him are Stenka Razin (1630), Alexei Navalny (1976), Witold Pilecki (1901), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Dmitry Muratov (1961), and Sergey Nechayev (1847). After him are Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Maria Spiridonova (1884), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), and Sophia Perovskaya (1853).