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Denis Mukwege

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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's continued demand for justice for the victims of the Congo conflicts has resulted in him receiving threats against his life and the Panzi hospital. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis Mukwege has received more than 880,185 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Denis Mukwege is the 118th most popular social activist (up from 125th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Democratic Republic of the Congo and the most popular Congolese Social Activist.

Denis Mukwege is a Congolese gynecologist who has been working for the past two decades to help women who have been victims of rape and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has performed over 30,000 surgeries and has been the target of many death threats.

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Among social activists, Denis Mukwege ranks 118 out of 538Before him are Vinoba Bhave, Georgy Gapon, Hans Scholl, Hilda Gadea, Rashid ad-Din Sinan, and Vesna Vulović. After him are Flora Tristan, Maria Altmann, Vasil Levski, Alfred Naujocks, Alexander Parvus, and Meng Huo.

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Among people born in 1955, Denis Mukwege ranks 40Before him are Roland Emmerich, Gary Sinise, Mariano Rajoy, John Grisham, Jeff Koons, and Héctor Cúper. After him are Katalin Karikó, Egils Levits, J. K. Simmons, Shoko Asahara, Martin Schulz, and Billy Idol.

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In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among people born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denis Mukwege ranks 5 out of 84Before him are Patrice Lumumba (1925), Mobutu Sese Seko (1930), Laurent-Désiré Kabila (1939), and Moïse Tshombe (1919). After him are Félix Tshisekedi (1963), Simon Kimbangu (1887), Antoine Gizenga (1925), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Ota Benga (1883), Claude Makélélé (1973), and Joseph Kabila (1971).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among social activists born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denis Mukwege ranks 1

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