Angela Davis

1944 - Today

Angela Davis

Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author. She is a professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Ideologically 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 over ten books on class, feminism, race, and the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angela Davis has received more than 5,218,167 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 65th most popular social activist.

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  • 63.35

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  • 46

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  • 4.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Angela Davis ranks 64 out of 426Before her are Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Errico Malatesta, Widukind, Beatrice Cenci, Alfred Hermann Fried, and Anneliese Michel. After her are Thomas Cranmer, Liu Xiaobo, José Rizal, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Witold Pilecki, and Sakamoto Ryōma.

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Among people born in 1944, Angela Davis ranks 29Before her are Ulrich Beck, Jairzinho, Sali Berisha, Sebastião Salgado, Jacqueline Bisset, and Alan Parker. After her are Sepp Maier, Diana Ross, Vojislav Koštunica, Tony Scott, Françoise Hardy, and Dzhokhar Dudayev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Angela Davis ranks 669 out of 12,171Before her are Linda Lovelace (1949), W. Edwards Deming (1900), Douglass North (1920), Irwin Rose (1926), Bill Cosby (1937), and John Carpenter (1948). After her are Matt Damon (1970), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Omar Bradley (1893), Alan Arkin (1934), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), and Ginger Rogers (1911).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Angela Davis ranks 7Before her are Malcolm X (1925), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Helen Keller (1880), Rosa Parks (1913), Eleanor Roosevelt (1884), and Emily Greene Balch (1867). After her are Sojourner Truth (1797), Bugsy Siegel (1906), Jane Addams (1860), Edward Snowden (1983), Betty Ford (1918), and Jimmy Hoffa (1913).

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