Bill Ayers

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William Charles Ayers (; born December 26, 1944) is an American elementary education theorist. During the 1960s, Ayers was a leader of the Weather Underground that opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Ayers has received more than 1,483,776 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bill Ayers is the 485th most popular social activist, the 12,057th most popular biography from United States and the 87th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Bill Ayers ranks 485 out of 544Before him are Dick Gregory, Emily Murphy, Ni Yulan, Stanislav Markelov, Matthew Shepard, and Norma Cruz. After him are Jack Thompson, Loujain al-Hathloul, Walter Reuther, Mosab Hassan Yousef, Edith Windsor, and Maryam Namazie.

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Among people born in 1944, Bill Ayers ranks 540Before him are Bob Riley, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shelley Fabares, Ernest Moniz, George Armstrong, and David Hemery. After him are Charles L. Veach, Peter Asher, Steve Beshear, Terry Cooper, Bob Brown, and Ed Rendell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Ayers ranks 12,057 out of 15,968Before him are Mac Davis (1942), Joseph R. Tanner (1950), Jason Richardson (1981), Shad Gaspard (1981), Sean Waltman (1972), and Caesar Augustus Rodney (1772). After him are Rob Corddry (1971), Jack Thompson (1951), Kemba Walker (1990), Elijah Cummings (1951), Angela Kinsey (1971), and Harry Anderson (1952).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Bill Ayers ranks 87Before him are Fred Hampton (1948), Frank Kameny (1925), Frances Willard (1839), Julia Butterfly Hill (1974), Dick Gregory (1932), and Matthew Shepard (1976). After him are Jack Thompson (1951), Walter Reuther (1907), Edith Windsor (1929), Lizzie Velásquez (1989), Ronan Farrow (1987), and Tarana Burke (1973).