Bogaletch Gebre

1960 - 2019

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Bogaletch "Boge" (pronounced Bo-gay) Gebre (1950s – 2 November 2019) was an Ethiopian scientist and activist. In 2010, The Independent characterized her as "the woman who began the rebellion of Ethiopian women." Along with her sister Fikirte Gebre, Gebre founded KMG Ethiopia, formerly called Kembatti Mentti Gezzima-Tope (Kembatta Women Standing Together). The charity works to serve women in many areas, including preventing female genital mutilation and bridal abductions, the practice of kidnapping and raping young women to force them into marriage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bogaletch Gebre has received more than 20,818 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Bogaletch Gebre is the 494th most popular social activist, the 43rd most popular biography from Ethiopia and the most popular Ethiopian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Bogaletch Gebre ranks 494 out of 544Before her are Walter Reuther, Mosab Hassan Yousef, Edith Windsor, Maryam Namazie, Valery Levaneuski, and Latifa Ibn Ziaten. After her are Lizzie Velásquez, Jadav Payeng, Ashin Wirathu, Reyhaneh Jabbari, David Kato, and Peter Tatchell.

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Among people born in 1960, Bogaletch Gebre ranks 567Before her are Masaaki Kanno, Kevin A. Ford, Latifa Ibn Ziaten, Peter Fitzgerald, Bjørg Eva Jensen, and Lesley Sharp. After her are Kate Brown, Kristin Hannah, José Antonio Alonso, Anne Ramsay, Bob Mould, and Andrea Fischer. Among people deceased in 2019, Bogaletch Gebre ranks 493Before her are David Bellamy, Barbara Perry, Josip Zovko, Hamza bin Laden, Bjorg Lambrecht, and David Lama. After her are Sergey Pogorelov, Ken Matthews, Yulia Nachalova, Andrea Levy, Harris Wofford, and Don Imus.

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In Ethiopia

Among people born in Ethiopia, Bogaletch Gebre ranks 43 out of 74Before her are Tirunesh Dibaba (1985), Ruth Negga (1982), Derartu Tulu (1972), Eshetu Tura (1950), Genzebe Dibaba (1991), and Fatuma Roba (1973). After her are Almaz Ayana (1991), Meseret Defar (1983), Berhane Adere (1973), Gezahegne Abera (1978), Elvan Abeylegesse (1982), and Sileshi Sihine (1983).


Among social activists born in Ethiopia, Bogaletch Gebre ranks 1