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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 Austrian-Bohemian pacifist and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bertha von Suttner has received more than 585,747 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Bertha von Suttner is the 24th most popular social activist (up from 26th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 26th 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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Among social activists, Bertha von Suttner ranks 24 out of 538Before her are Rosa Parks, Lady Godiva, Gustav I of Sweden, Charlotte Corday, Olympe de Gouges, and Irena Sendler. After her are Thomas Müntzer, Emiliano Zapata, Omar Mukhtar, Martin Niemöller, Pheidippides, and Élie Ducommun.

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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 Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Camillo Golgi, Frederick VIII of Denmark, 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 Charles Sanders Peirce, Frédéric Mistral, George Westinghouse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, Paul Heyse, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, and Jean Jaurès.

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Among people born in Czechia, Bertha von Suttner ranks 27 out of 973Before her are Albrecht von Wallenstein (1583), Wilhelm Steinitz (1836), Arthur Seyss-Inquart (1892), Joseph Radetzky von Radetz (1766), Miloš Zeman (1944), and Edvard Beneš (1884). After her are Hans Kelsen (1881), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), Jan Žižka (1360), Jaroslav Hašek (1883), Leoš Janáček (1854), and Adolf Loos (1870).


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), and Joseph von Sonnenfels (1732).