Emilia Plater

1806 - 1831

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Countess Emilia Plater (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 145,163 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Emilia Plater is the 96th most popular social activist (down from 80th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 20th 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 96 out of 544Before her are René Cassin, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Bertha Pappenheim, Frank Costello, Annie Besant, and Bugsy Siegel. After her are Judas of Galilee, Flora Tristan, Huda Sha'arawi, Ishikawa Goemon, Gerald Durrell, and Meng Huo.

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Among people born in 1806, Emilia Plater ranks 8Before her are Max Stirner, Augustus De Morgan, Benito Juárez, Catherine Labouré, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, and William Webb Ellis. After her are Omar Pasha, Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, and Charles Gleyre. Among people deceased in 1831, Emilia Plater ranks 10Before her are Sophie Germain, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Achim von Arnim, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf. After her are Charles Felix of Sardinia, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, and Friedrich Maximilian Klinger.

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Among people born in Lithuania, Emilia Plater ranks 23 out of 235Before her are Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), Barbara Radziwiłł (1520), Antanas Smetona (1874), Valdas Adamkus (1926), and Marija Gimbutas (1921). After her are Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander (1799), Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), Wilfrid Voynich (1865), and Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365).


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