Booker T. Washington

1856 - 1915

Booker T. Washington

Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 18, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African American community and of the contemporary black elite. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Booker T. Washington has received more than 4,354,859 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,897th most popular writer.

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  • 49.84

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Booker T. Washington ranks 2,892 out of 4,883Before him are Juana de Ibarbourou, Paul Gallico, Borislav Pekić, James Herbert Brennan, Alice B. Toklas, and Judith Krantz. After him are Frédéric Ozanam, Seymour Hersh, Song Yingxing, Hovhannes Shiraz, Mikhail Kuzmin, and Sven Nordqvist.

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Among people born in 1856, Booker T. Washington ranks 71Before him are Eduardo Dato, Felix Mottl, Carl Peters, Henry Morgenthau Sr., Paul von Jankó, and Elbert Hubbard. After him are Thomas Joannes Stieltjes, Rudolf Stammler, Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo, Apollinary Vasnetsov, Luigi Bianchi, and Matilde Serao. Among people deceased in 1915, Booker T. Washington ranks 56Before him are Adolphe Pégoud, Rupert Brooke, Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Leo Frank, Daniel Varoujan, and Elbert Hubbard. After him are Fanny Crosby, Johann Joseph Abert, Louis Pergaud, Luigi Capuana, Karl Staaff, and Paul Eyschen.

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Among people born in United States, Booker T. Washington ranks 3,568 out of 12,171Before him are Paul Gallico (1897), Richard Beymer (1938), Roy Buchanan (null), Thomas Gibson (1962), Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), and Alice B. Toklas (1877). After him are Ron Rifkin (1939), Seymour Hersh (1937), Thomas Horsfield (1773), Bonnie Bedelia (1948), Donald "Duck" Dunn (1941), and Frank Miller (1957).