Betty Williams

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Betty Williams

Elizabeth Williams (née Smyth; 22 May 1943 – 17 March 2020) was a peace activist from Northern Ireland. She was a co-recipient with Mairead Corrigan of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for her work as a cofounder of Community of Peace People, an organisation dedicated to promoting a peaceful resolution to the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Williams headed the Global Children's Foundation and was the President of the World Centre of Compassion for Children International. She was also the Chair of Institute for Asian Democracy in Washington D.C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Betty Williams has received more than 13,883 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 97th most popular social activist.

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  • 60.60

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  • 56

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  • 8.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Betty Williams ranks 96 out of 426Before her are Denis Mukwege, Yun Chi-ho, Mordechai Anielewicz, Louise Michel, Gaius Julius Civilis, and Syed Ahmad Khan. After her are Annie Besant, Meng Huo, An Jung-geun, Hans Scholl, Manuela Sáenz, and Léon Jouhaux.

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Among people born in 1943, Betty Williams ranks 56Before her are Arthur B. McDonald, Mario Botta, Masaru Emoto, Helmut Marko, Michael Mann, and Jean-Louis Tauran. After her are Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Antonio Tabucchi, Ralph M. Steinman, Sam Shepard, and Jerry Bruckheimer.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Betty Williams ranks 692 out of 5,347Before her are Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Edward Heath (1916), H. L. A. Hart (1907), Alexander III of Scotland (1241), Peter Cushing (1913), and Harold Lowe (1882). After her are George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), James Joseph Sylvester (1814), Annie Besant (1847), John Ambrose Fleming (1849), Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1631), and Arthur Cayley (1821).