Ashin Wirathu

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Wirathu (Burmese: ဝီရသူ, Pali: Vīrasū; born 10 July 1968 in Kyaukse, Mandalay Division, Burma) is a Burmese Buddhist monk, and the leader of the 969 movement in Myanmar. He has been accused of conspiring to persecute Muslims in Myanmar through his speeches, although he claims to be a peaceful preacher and not to have advocated violence—which is disputed by others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashin Wirathu has received more than 426,967 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Ashin Wirathu is the 497th most popular social activist, the 25th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) and the 2nd most popular Burmese Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Ashin Wirathu ranks 497 out of 544Before him are Maryam Namazie, Valery Levaneuski, Latifa Ibn Ziaten, Bogaletch Gebre, Lizzie Velásquez, and Jadav Payeng. After him are Reyhaneh Jabbari, David Kato, Peter Tatchell, Ronan Farrow, Anna Hutsol, and Nathan Law.

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Among people born in 1968, Ashin Wirathu ranks 561Before him are Vladimir Malakhov, Ingrid Klimke, Karyn Kusama, Kunio Kitamura, Michael Cole, and Chynna Phillips. After him are Scott Putesky, Doina Ignat, Jorge Volpi, Robert Gant, Sarah Parish, and Byron Howard.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Ashin Wirathu ranks 25 out of 26Before him are Saw Maung (1928), Soe Win (1947), Khin Nyunt (1939), Helen (1938), Charles Maung Bo (1948), and James Wilby (1958). After him are Prakash Karat (1948).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among social activists born in Myanmar (Burma), Ashin Wirathu ranks 2Before him are Aung San Suu Kyi (1945).