Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

1890 - 1964

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Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (August 7, 1890 – September 5, 1964) was a labor leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage. She joined the Communist Party USA in 1936 and late in life, in 1961, became its chairwoman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn has received more than 216,956 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Elizabeth Gurley Flynn is the 437th most popular social activist (down from 365th in 2019), the 9,060th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,008th in 2019) and the 75th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ranks 437 out of 544Before her are Oswaldo Payá, Bayard Rustin, Veerappan, Dorothy Height, Mildred Gillars, and Mohamed Bouazizi. After her are Robert Emmet, Dorothea Dix, Meena Keshwar Kamal, Aed Carabao, Dolores Huerta, and Bram Fischer.

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Among people born in 1890, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ranks 189Before her are Roberto Urdaneta Arbeláez, Edgar Kennedy, Mortimer Wheeler, Ödön Tersztyánszky, May Allison, and Gopinath Bordoloi. After her are Fred M. Vinson, Lewis H. Brereton, Alice Joyce, Clara Kimball Young, Harry Pollitt, and Frank Forde. Among people deceased in 1964, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ranks 160Before her are Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Art Ross, Branislav Hrnjiček, Lucky Dube, Diana Wynyard, and C. I. Lewis. After her are Milton Margai, Fred Tootell, Gracie Allen, Mehboob Khan, William Bendix, and Timmy Mayer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ranks 9,060 out of 15,968Before her are Hiram Johnson (1866), Sam Robards (1961), Rajon Rondo (1986), Michael Chabon (1963), Jeremy Camp (1978), and Chuck Billy (1962). After her are Roma Maffia (1955), Josiah McCracken (1874), Sheila Young (1950), Jimmy Buffett (1946), Don Meineke (1930), and Derek Jeter (1974).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn ranks 75Before her are Ella Baker (1903), Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826), Aaron Swartz (1986), Bayard Rustin (1912), Dorothy Height (1912), and Mildred Gillars (1900). After her are Dorothea Dix (1802), Dolores Huerta (1930), Rachel Corrie (1979), Mary McLeod Bethune (1875), Disappearance of Etan Patz (1972), and Fred Hampton (1948).