Clara Zetkin

1857 - 1933

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Clara Zetkin (; German: [ˈtsɛtkiːn]; née Eißner [ˈaɪsnɐ]; 5 July 1857 – 20 June 1933) was a German Marxist theorist, communist activist, and advocate for women's rights.Until 1917, she was active in the Social Democratic Party of Germany. She then joined the Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany (USPD) and its far-left wing, the Spartacist League. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clara Zetkin has received more than 547,492 page views. Her biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Clara Zetkin is the 271st most popular politician (down from 251st in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Germany (down from 74th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Politician.

Clara Zetkin was a German Marxist and feminist. She is most famous for her contributions to the international women's movement in the early 20th century.

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Among politicians, Clara Zetkin ranks 271 out of 15,710Before her are Cleisthenes, George IV of the United Kingdom, Philippe Pétain, Babur, Louis XVII of France, and Matthias Corvinus. After her are António de Oliveira Salazar, Edward V of England, Pompey, Elagabalus, Wu Zetian, and Julian.

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Among people born in 1857, Clara Zetkin ranks 4Before her are Pope Pius XI, Ferdinand de Saussure, and Heinrich Hertz. After her are Edward Elgar, Joseph Conrad, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Henrik Pontoppidan, and Alfonso XII of Spain. Among people deceased in 1933, Clara Zetkin ranks 1After her are Li Ching-Yuen, Adolf Loos, Constantine P. Cavafy, Calvin Coolidge, John Galsworthy, Faisal I of Iraq, 13th Dalai Lama, Sándor Ferenczi, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Albert Calmette, and Stefan George.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Clara Zetkin ranks 80 out of 5,289Before her are Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Karl Jaspers (1883), Martin Bormann (1900), Wilhelm Keitel (1882), Jürgen Habermas (1929), and Friedrich Paulus (1890). After her are Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775), Franz Beckenbauer (1945), Gerd Müller (1945), Albert Speer (1905), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), and Walter Gropius (1883).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Clara Zetkin ranks 17Before her are William I, German Emperor (1797), Frederick the Great (1712), William the Silent (1533), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Charles the Bald (823), and Martin Bormann (1900). After her are Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893), Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1050), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Erich Honecker (1912), Helmut Kohl (1930), and Peter III of Russia (1728).