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Anna J. Cooper

1858 - 1964

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Anna Julia Cooper (née Haywood; August 10, 1858 – February 27, 1964) was an American author, educator, sociologist, speaker, Black liberation activist, Black feminist leader, and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history. Born into slavery in 1858, Cooper received a world-class education, which enabled her to claim power and prestige in academic and social circles. In 1924, she received her PhD from the Sorbonne, University of Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna J. Cooper has received more than 433,558 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Anna J. Cooper is the 5,650th most popular writer, the 10,027th most popular biography from United States and the 759th most popular American Writer.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.93

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  • 3.33

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Among writers, Anna J. Cooper ranks 5,650 out of 5,755Before her are Kate Mosse, Laurent Binet, Alastair Reynolds, Lew Rockwell, Tamara Gverdtsiteli, and Veronica Roth. After her are Terry Southern, Rick Yancey, Kento Masuda, Ann Bannon, Richard Price, and China Miéville.

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Among people born in 1858, Anna J. Cooper ranks 123Before her are Tom Clarke, Mary Harrison McKee, Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer, Mary Adela Blagg, Liberty Hyde Bailey, and Edgeworth David. After her are Harry Johnston, Charles Eastman, Katharine Drexel, George Lyon, Henry Watson Fowler, and Carter Glass. Among people deceased in 1964, Anna J. Cooper ranks 188Before her are Lucky Dube, Montgomery Wilson, C. I. Lewis, Fred Tootell, Branislav Hrnjiček, and Diana Wynyard. After her are Art Ross, Frank Albertson, Gracie Allen, Robert Warwick, Paul Cavanagh, and Karl Johan Svensson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anna J. Cooper ranks 10,027 out of 18,182Before her are Susan Oliver (1932), Maria Canals-Barrera (1966), Shelly Manne (1920), Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (1843), Kerri Walsh Jennings (1978), and Betty Garrett (1919). After her are Forrest Towns (1914), Virginia Davis (1918), Tammy Grimes (1934), Jeanie MacPherson (1886), Kirk Acevedo (1971), and DeAndre Yedlin (1993).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Anna J. Cooper ranks 759Before her are Glenn Greenwald (1967), Naomi Wolf (1962), Wallace Stegner (1909), William Inge (1913), Lew Rockwell (1944), and Veronica Roth (1988). After her are Terry Southern (1924), Rick Yancey (1962), Ann Bannon (1932), Richard Price (1949), George Alec Effinger (1947), and Tim O'Brien (1946).