Cesar Chavez

1927 - 1993

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Cesar Chavez (born Cesario Estrada Chavez ; Spanish: [tʃaβes]; March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist. Along with Dolores Huerta, he co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), which later merged with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) to become the United Farm Workers (UFW) labor union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cesar Chavez has received more than 5,759,601 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Cesar Chavez is the 345th most popular social activist (down from 316th in 2019), the 5,033rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,842nd in 2019) and the 47th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Cesar Chavez ranks 345 out of 544Before him are William Luther Pierce, Hannie Schaft, Louise Bryant, Wei Jingsheng, Aruna Asaf Ali, and Sergei Petrovich Trubetskoy. After him are Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, Malala Yousafzai, Eugene V. Debs, Pjetër Arbnori, Afeni Shakur, and Estela de Carlotto.

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Among people born in 1927, Cesar Chavez ranks 228Before him are Rodolfo Walsh, Don Revie, Nikola Kljusev, Thanin Kraivichien, Freddie Jones, and Marcel Ophüls. After him are Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, Lisa Lu, Eugene Parker, Elliot See, László Paskai, and L. K. Advani. Among people deceased in 1993, Cesar Chavez ranks 146Before him are Edward Bernard Raczyński, Masuji Ibuse, Godfrey Chitalu, Jiří Hájek, Fred Gwynne, and Đuro Kurepa. After him are Eugen Suchoň, Roy Raymond, Camargo Guarnieri, Friedrich Dickel, Andrée Brunet, and Lester del Rey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cesar Chavez ranks 5,033 out of 15,968Before him are Cat Power (1972), Hendrik Wade Bode (1905), Frank Elmore Ross (1874), Jean Shiley (1911), Edmund Muskie (1914), and Ali Larter (1976). After him are Casper Van Dien (1968), Jessica Harper (1949), Charley Paddock (1900), Carol Burnett (1933), Barnum Brown (1873), and John Diehl (1950).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Cesar Chavez ranks 47Before him are Alice Paul (1885), Edna Parker (1893), Medgar Evers (1925), Huey P. Newton (1942), William Luther Pierce (1933), and Louise Bryant (1885). After him are Eugene V. Debs (1855), Afeni Shakur (1947), John Wesley Hardin (1853), Dorothy Day (1897), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), and Claudette Colvin (1939).