Eugene V. Debs

1855 - 1926

Eugene V. Debs

Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs (November 5, 1855 – October 20, 1926) was an American socialist, political activist, trade unionist, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States. Through his presidential candidacies as well as his work with labor movements, Debs eventually became one of the best-known socialists living in the United States. Early in his political career, Debs was a member of the Democratic Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugene V. Debs has received more than 1,905,778 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 325th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Eugene V. Debs ranks 324 out of 426Before him are Cesar Chavez, Edna Parker, Nikolay Bauman, Medgar Evers, William Luther Pierce, and Lester R. Brown. After him are Leonard Peltier, Anna Louise Strong, Charu Majumdar, Kamala Nehru, Amal Clooney, and Osvaldo Hurtado.

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Among people born in 1855, Eugene V. Debs ranks 53Before him are Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri, Tommaso Tittoni, Otto Lehmann, Oskar von Miller, Frank Hadow, and Stevan Sremac. After him are Innokenty Annensky, Andrew Mellon, Josiah Royce, Clinton Hart Merriam, Henry Nicholas Ridley, and Olive Schreiner. Among people deceased in 1926, Eugene V. Debs ranks 71Before him are Dmitry Furmanov, Josias von Heeringen, Bessie Coleman, Barbara La Marr, Jan Szczepanik, and Charles Montagu Doughty. After him are William Larned, Eliška Krásnohorská, Thomas Moran, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini, Jón Magnússon, and Patrick Leahy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eugene V. Debs ranks 4,947 out of 12,171Before him are Skrillex (1988), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Kurt Angle (1968), Jenny Slate (1982), Jason Becker (1969), and Charlie Mariano (1923). After him are Sharon Gless (1943), Donald Wuerl (1940), Steven Adler (1965), Anthony Edwards (1962), Edna May Oliver (1883), and Theodore Freeman (1930).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Eugene V. Debs ranks 45Before him are Mathew Brady (1822), Huey P. Newton (1942), Cesar Chavez (1927), Edna Parker (1893), Medgar Evers (1925), and Lester R. Brown (1934). After him are Leonard Peltier (1944), Anna Louise Strong (1885), Samantha Smith (1972), Mumia Abu-Jamal (1954), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), and Marsha P. Johnson (1945).

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