Emma Goldman

1869 - 1940

Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman (June 27 [O.S. June 15], 1869 – May 14, 1940) was an anarchist political activist and writer. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the 20th century. Born in Kaunas, Russian Empire (now Lithuania) to a Jewish family, Goldman emigrated to the United States in 1885. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emma Goldman has received more than 2,409,159 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 42nd most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Emma Goldman ranks 42 out of 426Before her are Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Alexey Stakhanov, Pheidippides, Bhagat Singh, Carl von Ossietzky, and Sadako Sasaki. After her are Camilo Cienfuegos, Stenka Razin, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Omar Mukhtar, Hassan al-Banna, and Élie Ducommun.

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Among people born in 1869, Emma Goldman ranks 12Before her are Neville Chamberlain, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Karl Haushofer, Fritz Pregl, and Gustaf Dalén. After her are Hans Spemann, Gustav Vigeland, Calouste Gulbenkian, Felix Salten, Maud of Wales, and Kasturba Gandhi. Among people deceased in 1940, Emma Goldman ranks 15Before her are Nikolai Yezhov, Robert Wadlow, Gerda Wegener, Carl Bosch, Peter Behrens, and Arthur Harden. After her are Spyridon Louis, Manuel Azaña, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Wladimir Köppen, Isaac Babel, and Paul Gottlieb Nipkow.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Emma Goldman ranks 11 out of 171Before her are Romain Gary (1914), Mindaugas (1203), Gediminas (1275), Czesław Miłosz (1911), Hermann Minkowski (1864), and César Cui (1835). After her are Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (1858), Algirdas (1296), Pyotr Wrangel (1878), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875), and Barbara Radziwiłł (1520).


Among social activists born in Lithuania, Emma Goldman ranks 1After her are Emilia Plater (1806) and Romas Kalanta (1953).

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