Bobby Seale

1936 - Today

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Robert George Seale (born October 22, 1936) is an American political activist and author. In 1966, he co-founded the Black Panther Party with fellow activist Huey P. Newton. Founded as the "Black Panther Party for Self-Defense", the Party's main practice was monitoring police activities and challenging police brutality in Black communities, first in Oakland, California, and later in cities throughout the United States.Seale was one of the Chicago Eight charged by the US federal government with conspiracy charges related to anti-Vietnam War protests in Chicago, Illinois, during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Seale has received more than 3,799,332 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Bobby Seale is the 12,717th most popular politician (down from 11,998th in 2019), the 6,723rd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,949th in 2019) and the 428th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Bobby Seale ranks 12,717 out of 15,710Before him are George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, Erich Mende, Amy Klobuchar, Dimitrios Drivas, Carmen Calvo Poyato, and Hernando Siles Reyes. After him are Joseph Arthur Ankrah, George W. Romney, Garret FitzGerald, Jean, Count of Paris, Cyrille Adoula, and Kálmán Széll.

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Among people born in 1936, Bobby Seale ranks 349Before him are Michel Jazy, David Jenkins, Manfred Stolpe, Ben Pon, James Darren, and Paolo Barison. After him are Gerald Scarfe, Richard Rodney Bennett, Richard E. Stearns, Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, Norberto Menéndez, and Martin Gilbert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Seale ranks 6,723 out of 15,968Before him are Alice Hamilton (1869), Charles Conrad Abbott (1843), Amy Klobuchar (1960), Ina Balin (1937), Shirley Horn (1934), and Paul Bearer (1954). After him are Ian Keith (1899), Bill Maher (1956), Mike Dirnt (1972), Roy Thomas (1940), Chad Everett (1937), and Karl Patterson Schmidt (1890).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Bobby Seale ranks 428Before him are Bill Bradley (1943), Richard Lugar (1932), Elliott Abrams (1948), J. William Fulbright (1905), Mirabeau B. Lamar (1798), and Amy Klobuchar (1960). After him are Horace Mann (1796), Alphonso Taft (1810), William L. Marcy (1786), George Moscone (1929), John Forsyth (1780), and Ignatius L. Donnelly (1831).