Flora MacDonald

1722 - 1790

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Flora MacDonald (Gaelic: Fionnghal nic Dhòmhnaill); (1722 – 5 March 1790) was a member of the Macdonalds of Sleat, who helped Charles Edward Stuart evade government troops after the Battle of Culloden in April 1746. Her family supported the government during the 1745 Rising and MacDonald later claimed to have assisted Charles out of sympathy for his situation. She was arrested and held in the Tower of London but released under a general amnesty in June 1747. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Flora MacDonald has received more than 391,119 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Flora MacDonald is the 235th most popular social activist (up from 268th in 2019), the 1,751st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,163rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Flora MacDonald ranks 235 out of 544Before her are Ludolf von Alvensleben, Anna Hazare, Diana Budisavljević, Rajendra K. Pachauri, Cassivellaunus, and C. Rajagopalachari. After her are Hazi Aslanov, Joseph von Sonnenfels, Andrés Bonifacio, Ryu Gwansun, Viktors Arājs, and George Lincoln Rockwell.

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Among people born in 1722, Flora MacDonald ranks 13Before her are Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Samuel Adams, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von Crantz, Pietro Nardini, and Leopold Auenbrugger. After her are François Joseph Paul de Grasse, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, Petrus Camper, Paisius of Hilendar, Christian IV, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, and John Burgoyne. Among people deceased in 1790, Flora MacDonald ranks 13Before her are Johann Bernhard Basedow, Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, András Hadik, William Cullen, Mohammed ben Abdallah, and Maria Teresa Cybo-Malaspina, Duchess of Massa. After her are Johann II Bernoulli, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim, Jacob Christian Schäffer, Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn, and William Livingston.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Flora MacDonald ranks 1,751 out of 6,924Before her are Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild (1840), The Edge (1961), John Paul Jones (1747), Robert Hichens (1882), Harold Bride (1890), and John Adams (1767). After her are John Bagot Glubb (1897), Nevil Shute (1899), John Watson (1946), Samuel Smiles (1812), Thomas Cavalier-Smith (1942), and Tobias Smollett (1721).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, Flora MacDonald ranks 18Before her are Mary Dyer (1611), Unity Mitford (1914), Robert Catesby (1573), Max Mosley (1940), Kate Sheppard (1848), and Eglantyne Jebb (1876). After her are Sylvia Pankhurst (1882), Christabel Pankhurst (1880), Charles Boycott (1832), Millicent Fawcett (1847), Allan Octavian Hume (1829), and Donald Watson (1910).