Emily Greene Balch

1867 - 1961

Emily Greene Balch

Emily Greene Balch (January 8, 1867 – January 9, 1961) was an American economist, sociologist and pacifist. Balch combined an academic career at Wellesley College with a long-standing interest in social issues such as poverty, child labor, and immigration, as well as settlement work to uplift poor immigrants and reduce juvenile delinquency. She moved into the peace movement at the start of World War I in 1914, and began collaborating with Jane Addams of Chicago. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emily Greene Balch has received more than 120,318 page views. Her biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 55th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Emily Greene Balch ranks 55 out of 426Before her are Nicholas Winton, Babak Khorramdin, Horst Wessel, Túpac Amaru II, Toussaint Louverture, and Yemelyan Pugachev. After her are Lê Đức Thọ, Axel Munthe, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Errico Malatesta, Widukind, and Beatrice Cenci.

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Among people born in 1867, Emily Greene Balch ranks 13Before her are John Galsworthy, Emil Nolde, Natsume Sōseki, Käthe Kollwitz, Mary of Teck, and Margaret Brown. After her are Pierre Bonnard, Walther Rathenau, Johannes Fibiger, Enrique Granados, Prince Maximilian of Baden, and Maxime Weygand. Among people deceased in 1961, Emily Greene Balch ranks 16Before her are Mohammed V of Morocco, Zog I of Albania, Percy Williams Bridgman, Jules Bordet, Frantz Fanon, and Rafael Trujillo. After her are Dashiell Hammett, Kurt Meyer, Otto Loewi, Eero Saarinen, Paul Landowski, and Maria of Yugoslavia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Emily Greene Balch ranks 545 out of 12,171Before her are Francis Fukuyama (1952), Lana Turner (1921), Carl Barks (1901), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Jodie Foster (1962), and Alice Cooper (1948). After her are William T. G. Morton (1819), Gena Rowlands (1930), Prince (1958), Howard Gardner (1943), Philip Glass (1937), and Scott Joplin (1868).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Emily Greene Balch ranks 6Before her are Malcolm X (1925), Martin Luther King Jr. (1929), Helen Keller (1880), Rosa Parks (1913), and Eleanor Roosevelt (1884). After her are Angela Davis (1944), Sojourner Truth (1797), Bugsy Siegel (1906), Jane Addams (1860), Edward Snowden (1983), and Betty Ford (1918).

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