Denis Mukwege

1955 - Today

Denis Mukwege

Denis Mukwege (; born 1 March 1955) is a Congolese gynecologist and Pentecostal pastor. He founded and works in Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, where he specializes in the treatment of women who have been raped by armed rebels.In 2018, Mukwege and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict".Mukwege has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape since the Second Congo War, some of them more than once, performing up to ten operations a day during his 17-hour working days. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis Mukwege has received more than 645,989 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 91st most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Denis Mukwege ranks 90 out of 426Before him are Sojourner Truth, Amílcar Cabral, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Bugsy Siegel, Jonas Savimbi, and Jenny von Westphalen. After him are Yun Chi-ho, Mordechai Anielewicz, Louise Michel, Gaius Julius Civilis, Syed Ahmad Khan, and Betty Williams.

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Among people born in 1955, Denis Mukwege ranks 27Before him are Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Ludovico Einaudi, Kris Jenner, Mariano Rajoy, Donatella Versace, and Whoopi Goldberg. After him are Nina Hagen, Billy Bob Thornton, Mark David Chapman, Dodi Fayed, Marcelo Bielsa, and John Grisham.

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In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among people born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denis Mukwege ranks 4 out of 18Before him are Patrice Lumumba (1925), Mobutu Sese Seko (1930), and Laurent-Désiré Kabila (1939). After him are Moïse Tshombe (1919), Antoine Gizenga (1925), Joseph Kabila (1971), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya (1939), Ota Benga (1883), Jean-Pierre Bemba (1962), and José Bosingwa (1982).