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Denis Goldberg

1933 - 2020

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Denis Theodore Goldberg (11 April 1933 – 29 April 2020) was a South African social campaigner, who was active in the struggle against apartheid. He was accused No. 3 in the Rivonia Trial, alongside the better-known Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu, where he was also the youngest of the defendants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis Goldberg has received more than 550,455 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Denis Goldberg is the 445th most popular social activist (down from 404th in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from South Africa (up from 111th in 2019) and the 6th most popular South African Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Denis Goldberg ranks 445 out of 538Before him are Helene Stöcker, Megumi Yokota, Stokely Carmichael, Devdas Gandhi, Mohammad Ali Jauhar, and Abdalqadir as-Sufi. After him are Annie Kenney, Sakine Cansız, Osvaldo Hurtado, Szeto Wah, Medha Patkar, and Bruno Manser.

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Among people born in 1933, Denis Goldberg ranks 335Before him are Chuck Grassley, Gino Pivatelli, William Kahan, Sergio Gonella, Keiko Awaji, and Jean Vautrin. After him are Michael Heseltine, Maurinho, Igor Kvasha, Conway Twitty, Constance Towers, and Ahmed al-Senussi. Among people deceased in 2020, Denis Goldberg ranks 439Before him are Eddy Pieters Graafland, Nikolai Tanayev, Mário de Araújo Cabral, Kiki Dimoula, Keiji Fujiwara, and Oskar Fischer. After him are Boris Gaganelov, Damián Iguacén Borau, Gordon Haskell, K. C. Jones, Sam Lloyd, and Isabel-Clara Simó.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Denis Goldberg ranks 109 out of 374Before him are Phil Ramone (1934), Bevil Rudd (1894), Hugh Masekela (1939), Pik Botha (1932), Devdas Gandhi (1900), and John Kani (1943). After him are Roger Michell (1956), William Kentridge (1955), Eben Dönges (1898), Kevin Curren (1958), Ted Grant (1913), and George F. R. Ellis (1939).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In South Africa

Among social activists born in South Africa, Denis Goldberg ranks 6Before him are Nelson Mandela (1918), Steve Biko (1946), Evelyn Mase (1922), Frances Ames (1920), and Devdas Gandhi (1900). After him are Ted Grant (1913), Beyers Naudé (1915), Bram Fischer (1908), Albertina Sisulu (1918), Kumi Naidoo (1965), and Nkosi Johnson (1989).