Emilia Plater

1806 - 1831

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Countess Emilia Broel-Plater (Lithuanian: Emilija Pliaterytė; 13 November 1806 – 23 December 1831) was a Polish–Lithuanian noblewoman and revolutionary from the lands of the partitioned Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Raised in a patriotic tradition in Līksna near Daugavpils, she fought in the November Uprising of 1830–1831 against the Russian Empire. She raised a small unit, participated in several engagements in present-day Lithuania, and received the rank of captain in the Polish insurgent forces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emilia Plater has received more than 214,115 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Emilia Plater is the 81st most popular social activist (up from 101st in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 25th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lithuanian Social Activist.

Emilia Plater is most famous for being a Polish-Lithuanian writer and journalist. She was a member of the Polish resistance movement during World War II.

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Among social activists, Emilia Plater ranks 81 out of 840Before her are Widukind, Gerald Durrell, Axel Munthe, Rashid ad-Din Sinan, Dragutin Dimitrijević, and Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. After her are Edmond James de Rothschild, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Errico Malatesta, Augusto César Sandino, Fra Dolcino, and Amílcar Cabral.

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Among people born in 1806, Emilia Plater ranks 6Before her are John Stuart Mill, Max Stirner, Augustus De Morgan, Benito Juárez, and Catherine Labouré. After her are Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Omar Pasha, William Webb Ellis, and Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov. Among people deceased in 1831, Emilia Plater ranks 8Before her are Carl von Clausewitz, James Monroe, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Sophie Germain, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, and Ioannis Kapodistrias. After her are Nat Turner, Achim von Arnim, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, and August Neidhardt von Gneisenau.

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Among people born in Lithuania, Emilia Plater ranks 18 out of 328Before her are Pyotr Wrangel (1878), Kęstutis (1297), César Cui (1835), Romain Gary (1914), Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875), and Jascha Heifetz (1901). After her are Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Antanas Smetona (1874), Barbara Radziwiłł (1520), Marija Gimbutas (1921), and Hacı I Giray (1397).


Among social activists born in Lithuania, Emilia Plater ranks 2Before her are Emma Goldman (1869). After her are Klara Zamenhof (1863), Iosif Grigulevich (1913), and Romas Kalanta (1953).