Emmeline Pankhurst

1858 - 1928

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Emmeline Pankhurst (née Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a English political activist. She is best remembered for organizing the UK suffragette movement and helping women win the right to vote. In 1999, Time named her as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating that "she shaped an idea of objects for our time" and "shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emmeline Pankhurst has received more than 3,256,292 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Emmeline Pankhurst is the 29th most popular social activist (up from 31st in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 263rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Social Activist.

Emmeline Pankhurst was a suffragette who fought for women's right to vote.

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Among social activists, Emmeline Pankhurst ranks 29 out of 544Before her are Gustav I of Sweden, Charlotte Corday, Emiliano Zapata, Bertha von Suttner, Ferdinand Lassalle, and Martin Niemöller. After her are Simon bar Kokhba, Emma Goldman, Jan Palach, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Sadako Sasaki, and Sophie Scholl.

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Among people born in 1858, Emmeline Pankhurst ranks 10Before her are Selma Lagerlöf, Rudolf Diesel, Theodore Roosevelt, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Georg Simmel, and Gustaf V of Sweden. After her are Franz Boas, Omar Mukhtar, Giuseppe Peano, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Christiaan Eijkman, and Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Among people deceased in 1928, Emmeline Pankhurst ranks 7Before her are Roald Amundsen, Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Wien, Leoš Janáček, Max Scheler, and Maria Feodorovna. After her are Édouard-Henri Avril, Thomas Hardy, Pyotr Wrangel, Theodore William Richards, Johannes Fibiger, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Emmeline Pankhurst ranks 272 out of 6,924Before her are Graham Greene (1904), John Venn (1834), Saint Walpurga (710), Jon Lord (1941), Richard Cromwell (1626), and Edward Gibbon (1737). After her are Gertrude Bell (1868), Margaret Tudor (1489), Benjamin Britten (1913), Arthur Evans (1851), David Suchet (1946), and Ritchie Blackmore (1945).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, Emmeline Pankhurst ranks 4Before her are Guy Fawkes (1570), Lady Godiva (990), and Robert Owen (1771). After her are Nicholas Winton (1909), Thomas Cranmer (1489), Annie Besant (1847), Emily Davison (1872), Wat Tyler (1341), Betty Williams (1943), Mairead Maguire (1944), and Mary Dyer (1611).