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SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Angela Davis

1944 - Today

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Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, scholar, and author. She is a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. A feminist and a Marxist, Davis was a longtime member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and is a founding member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS). She is the author of more than ten books on class, gender, race, and the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angela Davis has received more than 7,561,378 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Angela Davis is the 60th most popular social activist (up from 82nd in 2019), the 587th most popular biography from United States (up from 873rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Social Activist.

Angela Davis is most famous for her involvement in the Black Panther Party and the Communist Party, her activism, and her release from prison.

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  • 7.6M

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  • 65.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Angela Davis ranks 60 out of 538Before her are Camilo Cienfuegos, Toussaint Louverture, Dominique Pire, Túpac Amaru II, Anneliese Michel, and Widukind. After her are Lê Đức Thọ, Jane Addams, Mustafa Barzani, Horst Wessel, Lal Bahadur Shastri, and Bhagat Singh.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1944, Angela Davis ranks 36Before her are Rem Koolhaas, Alan Parker, Ibrahim Rugova, Robert Kardashian, Rafic Hariri, and Jairzinho. After her are Sebastião Salgado, Tony Scott, Gennady Zyuganov, Vojislav Koštunica, Sali Berisha, and Rajiv Gandhi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Angela Davis ranks 587 out of 18,182Before her are Kevin Spacey (1959), John R. Bolton (1948), Mia Farrow (1945), Ed Harris (1950), Robert Coleman Richardson (1937), and Douglas Engelbart (1925). After her are Clifford Geertz (1926), Anna Politkovskaya (1958), Kim Novak (1933), Lon Chaney (1883), Art Garfunkel (1941), and Jane Addams (1860).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Angela Davis ranks 7Before her are Malcolm X (1925), Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Helen Keller (1880), Rosa Parks (1913), and Emily Greene Balch (1867). After her are Jane Addams (1860), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Bugsy Siegel (1906), Susan B. Anthony (1820), Jody Williams (1950), and John Brown (1800).