Bertha von Suttner

1843 - 1914

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Bertha Sophie Felicitas Freifrau von Suttner (pronounced [ˈbɛʁtaː fɔn ˈzʊtnɐ]; née Countess Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau; 9 June 1843 – 21 June 1914) was an Austro-Bohemian noblewoman, pacifist and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertha von Suttner has received more than 654,721 page views. Her biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Bertha von Suttner is the 22nd most popular social activist (up from 25th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 27th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Czech Social Activist.

Bertha von Suttner was a pacifist who wrote the novel "Die Waffen Nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms) in 1889. She became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905.

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Over the past year Bertha von Suttner has had the most page views in the with 150,806 views, followed by English (63,136), and Spanish (17,027). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (191.24%), Igbo (68.19%), and Serbian (59.18%)


Among social activists, Bertha von Suttner ranks 22 out of 840Before her are Jane Addams, Nicholas Winton, Rosa Parks, Gustav I of Sweden, Peter Kropotkin, and Robert Owen. After her are Thomas Müntzer, Olympe de Gouges, Charlotte Corday, Guy Fawkes, Irena Sendler, and Simon bar Kokhba.

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Among people born in 1843, Bertha von Suttner ranks 4Before her are Robert Koch, Edvard Grieg, and Charles Albert Gobat. After her are Frederick VIII of Denmark, Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Louis Renault, Henry James, William McKinley, Gabriel Tarde, and Elisabeth of Wied. Among people deceased in 1914, Bertha von Suttner ranks 4Before her are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Pope Pius X, and Charles Albert Gobat. After her are Frédéric Mistral, Charles Sanders Peirce, Paul Heyse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, George Westinghouse, Carol I of Romania, Georg Trakl, and Jean Jaurès.

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Among people born in Czechia, Bertha von Suttner ranks 24 out of 1,200Before her are John of Nepomuk (1350), Karel Čapek (1890), Wilhelm Steinitz (1836), Albrecht von Wallenstein (1583), Kurt Gödel (1906), and Joseph Schumpeter (1883). After her are Ernst Mach (1838), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766), Miloš Forman (1932), Jaroslav Hašek (1883), and Edvard Beneš (1884).


Among social activists born in Czechia, Bertha von Suttner ranks 2Before her are Jan Hus (1369). After her are Jan Palach (1948), Emilie Schindler (1907), Joseph von Sonnenfels (1732), and Miroslav Tyrš (1832).