Cut Nyak Dhien

1850 - 1908

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Cut Nyak Dhien or Tjoet Nja' Dhien (1848, Lampadang – November 6, 1908, Sumedang) was a leader of the Acehnese guerrilla forces during the Aceh War. Following the death of her husband Teuku Umar, she led guerrilla actions against the Dutch for 25 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cut Nyak Dhien has received more than 225,509 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Cut Nyak Dhien is the 255th most popular social activist, the 23rd most popular biography from Indonesia and the most popular Indonesian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Cut Nyak Dhien ranks 255 out of 544Before her are Camilo Torres Restrepo, Itagaki Taisuke, Túpac Katari, David Frankfurter, Christabel Pankhurst, and Emmett Till. After her are Paul Watson, Wessel Freytag von Loringhoven, William Howard Russell, Policarpa Salavarrieta, Nancy Wake, and Beppe Grillo.

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Among people born in 1850, Cut Nyak Dhien ranks 45Before her are Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky, George Huntington, Princess Therese of Bavaria, Pablo Iglesias Posse, David Schwarz, and Princess Marie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. After her are Wilhelm Roux, Hans Hartwig von Beseler, Nikolai Golitsyn, Kiyoura Keigo, Xaver Scharwenka, and Alphonse Pénaud. Among people deceased in 1908, Cut Nyak Dhien ranks 42Before her are Tomás Estrada Palma, Andrew Graham, Joseph Freinademetz, Qasim Amin, Sidney Paget, and Friedrich Traun. After her are Herman Snellen, Giovanni Fattori, Ludovic Halévy, Georgy Voronoy, Nicolás Salmerón y Alonso, and Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Cut Nyak Dhien ranks 23 out of 93Before her are Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925), Dharmakirti (700), Hendrik Brouwer (1581), Anggun (1972), George Uhlenbeck (1900), and Lil Dagover (1887). After her are Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), Jusuf Kalla (1942), Adam Malik (1917), Raden Saleh (1811), Hella Haasse (1918), and Abdul Haris Nasution (1918).


Among social activists born in Indonesia, Cut Nyak Dhien ranks 1