Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

1900 - 1978

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Chief Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, MON ( /ˌfʊnmiˈlaɪjoʊ ˈrænsəm ˈkuːti/; born Frances Abigail Olufunmilayo Olufela Folorunso Thomas; 25 October 1900 – 13 April 1978), also known as Funmilayo Aníkúlápó-Kuti, was a Nigerian educator, political campaigner, suffragist, and women's rights activist. Fumilayo Ransome Kuti was born in Abeokuta in what is now in Ogun State, and was the first female student to attend the Abeokuta Grammar School. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti has received more than 739,522 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti is the 16,810th most popular politician (down from 15,348th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 53rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Nigerian Politician.

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Among politicians, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti ranks 16,810 out of 19,576Before her are Gerd Müller, Pavel Ploc, Owen Arthur, Jenny Shipley, G. William Miller, and Erkki Liikanen. After her are Valeriy Heletey, Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, Charles Tupper, Chris Hipkins, Rab Butler, and Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch.

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Among people born in 1900, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti ranks 309Before her are Achille Souchard, Émile Mercier, Giuseppe Crivelli, Émile Druart, Ricardo Cortez, and Jorge Sarmiento. After her are Bernabé Rivera, Henri Cohen, Samuel King Allison, Sverre Sørsdal, Renata Viganò, and Charles Farrell. Among people deceased in 1978, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti ranks 252Before her are Pavel Antokolsky, Wendy Barrie, Vivian McGrath, Pedro Bergés, Paul Scott, and Albert Kivikas. After her are Rudolf Schoeller, James Daly, Jiří Skobla, Larry Young, Tom Wilson, and Kamil Tolon.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti ranks 61 out of 309Before her are Israel Adesanya (1989), Peter Rufai (1963), Buchi Emecheta (1944), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Taye Taiwo (1985), and Victor Boniface (2000). After her are Flora Nwapa (1931), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962), Omowunmi Sadik (1964), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), Ahmed Musa (1992), and Vincent Enyeama (1982).

Among POLITICIANS In Nigeria

Among politicians born in Nigeria, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti ranks 17Before her are C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), Murtala Mohammed (1938), Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924), and Ernest Shonekan (1936). After her are Mohammed Yusuf (1970), Atiku Abubakar (1946), Obafemi Awolowo (1909), Moshood Abiola (1937), Yemi Osinbajo (1957), and Muhammadu Maccido (1928).