Fatema Mernissi

1940 - 2015

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Fatema Mernissi (Arabic: فاطمة مرنيسي, romanized: Fāṭima Marnīsī; 27 September 1940 – 30 November 2015) was a Moroccan feminist writer and sociologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fatema Mernissi has received more than 208,444 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Fatema Mernissi is the 919th most popular writer (up from 1,043rd in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Morocco (up from 16th in 2019) and the most popular Writer.

Fatema Mernissi is a Moroccan feminist and sociologist who is most famous for her book "Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society."

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Among writers, Fatema Mernissi ranks 919 out of 5,755Before her are Marie d'Agoult, Georges Bernanos, Quintus Tullius Cicero, Panait Istrati, Silius Italicus, and Christoph Martin Wieland. After her are Tao Yuanming, André Bazin, Bruce Chatwin, Herodian, Miroslav Krleža, and Machado de Assis.

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Among people born in 1940, Fatema Mernissi ranks 72Before her are Annie Ernaux, Herbie Hancock, Dennis Tito, Roberto Cavalli, Abdurrahman Wahid, and Burt Young. After her are Bruce Chatwin, Robin Cook, Milena Dravić, Gudrun Ensslin, Lance Henriksen, and Marlène Jobert. Among people deceased in 2015, Fatema Mernissi ranks 50Before her are Alcides Ghiggia, Faten Hamama, Pierre Brice, James Horner, René Girard, and Michele Ferrero. After her are Ben E. King, Frei Otto, Marshall Rosenberg, Francesco Rosi, Yoichiro Nambu, and Mathieu Kérékou.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Fatema Mernissi ranks 14 out of 198Before her are Mohammed V of Morocco (1909), Nathalie Delon (1941), Alain Badiou (1937), Mohammed VI of Morocco (1963), Ahmad al-Mansur (1549), and Michel Galabru (1922). After her are Serge Haroche (1944), Zeno of Verona (300), Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (1160), Yusef of Morocco (1882), Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944), and Margarita Lozano (1931).

Among WRITERS In Morocco

Among writers born in Morocco, Fatema Mernissi ranks 1After her are Tahar Ben Jelloun (1944), Daniel Pennac (1944), Mohamed Choukri (1935), Dunash ben Labrat (920), Ahmed Rami (1946), Driss Chraïbi (1926), Muriel Barbery (1969), Katherine Pancol (1954), Leïla Slimani (1981), Abdellah Taïa (1973), and Laila Lalami (1968).