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Emilia Plater

1806 - 1831

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Countess Emilia Broel-Plater (Lithuanian: Emilija Pliaterytė, Belarusian: Эмілія Плятэр; 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 177,005 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Emilia Plater is the 97th most popular social activist (down from 96th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 23rd 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 97 out of 538Before her are Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, René Cassin, Syed Ahmad Khan, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Jenny von Westphalen, and Louise Michel. After her are An Jung-geun, Susan B. Anthony, José Rizal, Zhang Jue, Yun Chi-ho, and Vlado Chernozemski.

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Among people born in 1806, Emilia Plater ranks 7Before her are John Stuart Mill, Max Stirner, Augustus De Morgan, Catherine Labouré, Benito Juárez, and Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies. After her are Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Omar Pasha, William Webb Ellis, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, and Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse. Among people deceased in 1831, Emilia Plater ranks 9Before her are James Monroe, Sophie Germain, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Ioannis Kapodistrias, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After her are Achim von Arnim, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Ignaz Pleyel, and August Neidhardt von Gneisenau.

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Among people born in Lithuania, Emilia Plater ranks 25 out of 287Before her are Jascha Heifetz (1901), Barbara Radziwiłł (1520), Marija Gimbutas (1921), Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), and Valdas Adamkus (1926). After her are Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (1560), Wilfrid Voynich (1865), Isaac Levitan (1860), Gabriel Narutowicz (1865), and Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956).


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