Ella Baker

1903 - 1986

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Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) was an African-American civil rights and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades. In New York City and the South, she worked alongside some of the most noted civil rights leaders of the 20th century, including W. E. B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, and Martin Luther King Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ella Baker has received more than 867,524 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ella Baker is the 480th most popular social activist (down from 420th in 2019), the 8,710th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,340th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Ella Baker ranks 480 out of 538Before her are Betty Ong, Karen Silkwood, Yun Hyon-seok, Mohamed Bouazizi, Eoin O'Duffy, and Berta Cáceres. After her are Flora Brovina, Akira Amano, Shivakumara Swami, Karina Pankievich, Joseph Weydemeyer, and Oswaldo Payá.

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Among people born in 1903, Ella Baker ranks 290Before her are Harold Eugene Edgerton, Una Merkel, Romeo Neri, Diógenes Lara, Otto von Porat, and Koto Matsudaira. After her are Adolf Kainz, Helena Nordheim, Béla Szepes, Erik Svensson, Luther Adler, and Nils Ramm. Among people deceased in 1986, Ella Baker ranks 228Before her are Adolf Brudes, Noboru Terada, Sonny Terry, Albert Scherrer, Alberto Zorrilla, and Una Merkel. After her are Alan Jay Lerner, István Pelle, Gedeon Barcza, Bert Schneider, Béla Szepes, and Erik Svensson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ella Baker ranks 8,710 out of 18,182Before her are Sterling K. Brown (1976), Gail Goodrich (1943), Dan Coats (1943), Abigail Spencer (1981), Diane Ackerman (1948), and Charles Darrow (1889). After her are Wanda Hendrix (1928), Doris Eaton Travis (1904), Miles Teller (1987), Florence Vidor (1895), Kevin J. Anderson (1962), and Spencer Dryden (1938).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Ella Baker ranks 71Before her are Sumner Paine (1868), Ralph Abernathy (1926), Lucy Parsons (1853), James Meredith (1933), Betty Ong (1956), and Karen Silkwood (1946). After her are Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890), Martin Luther King III (1957), Sylvia Rivera (1951), Lillian Wald (1867), Aaron Swartz (1986), and Dorothea Dix (1802).