Clara Barton

1821 - 1912

Clara Barton

Clarissa Harlowe Barton (December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912) was a pioneering American nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a teacher, and a patent clerk. Since nursing education was not then very formalized and she did not attend nursing school, she provided self-taught nursing care. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clara Barton has received more than 1,709,127 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 276th most popular social activist.

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  • 31

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  • 4.61

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Among social activists, Clara Barton ranks 275 out of 426Before her are Emmett Till, Flora MacDonald, Udham Singh, Toyohiko Kagawa, Kate Sheppard, and Louise Bryant. After her are Toktogul Satylganov, Black Elk, Zhang Guotao, M. N. Roy, Tawakkol Karman, and Yuri Levitan.

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Among people born in 1821, Clara Barton ranks 51Before her are John C. Breckinridge, Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, James Longstreet, Antonio Ciseri, Karel Havlíček Borovský, and Giuseppe Saracco. After her are Georgi Sava Rakovski, Aleksey Pisemsky, Henri Alexis Brialmont, Leopold III, Prince of Lippe, Mikhail Petrashevsky, and Apollon Maykov. Among people deceased in 1912, Clara Barton ranks 64Before her are Pyotr Lebedev, José Canalejas, Lewis Boss, Antonio Pacinotti, Francisco Lázaro, and Walter Clopton Wingfield. After her are William Wilson, Andrew Lang, Édouard Detaille, Jaroslav Vrchlický, Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo, and Bernardino Caballero.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clara Barton ranks 3,671 out of 12,171Before her are Friz Freleng (1906), Randall Duk Kim (1943), Shirley Knight (1936), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Bob Iger (1951), and Jerry Seinfeld (1954). After her are Ralph Boston (1939), Paula Abdul (1962), George Duke (1946), Richard M. Karp (1935), V. C. Andrews (1923), and Albert Ayler (1936).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Clara Barton ranks 34Before her are Dorothy Day (1897), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Margaret Sanger (1879), Abbie Hoffman (1936), Emmett Till (1941), and Louise Bryant (1885). After her are Black Elk (1863), Alice Paul (1885), Amelia Bloomer (1818), Sumner Paine (1868), Mathew Brady (1822), and Huey P. Newton (1942).

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