Greta Thunberg

2003 - Today

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Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɡrêːta ˈtʉ̂ːnbærj] ; born 3 January 2003) is a Swedish environmental activist known for challenging world leaders to take immediate action to mitigate the effects of human-caused climate change. Thunberg's climate activism began when she persuaded her parents to adopt lifestyle choices that reduced her family's carbon footprint. On 20 August 2018, at age 15, Thunberg began skipping school, vowing to remain out of school until after the national Swedish election in an attempt to influence the outcome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Greta Thunberg has received more than 22,799,359 page views. Her biography is available in 115 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 107 in 2019). Greta Thunberg is the 341st most popular social activist (down from 281st in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 352nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Greta Thunberg ranks 341 out of 840Before her are Vladimir Burtsev, Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, Sergei Kovalev, Ho Jong-suk, Harry Wu, and Susannah Mushatt Jones. After her are Gaius Hostilius Mancinus, Catherine Breshkovsky, Anatoly Marchenko, Sumner Paine, Lempira, and Sophie Adlersparre.

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Among people born in 2003, Greta Thunberg ranks 2Before her is Olivia Rodrigo. After her are Jude Bellingham, Carlos Alcaraz, Jamal Musiala, Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco, Xavi Simons, Alejandro Balde, Rasmus Højlund, Florian Wirtz, Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, and Levi Colwill.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Greta Thunberg ranks 441 out of 1,879Before her are Johan David Åkerblad (1763), Gunnar Ekelöf (1907), Odd Nerdrum (1944), Jan Johansson (1931), Gösta Pettersson (1940), and Estrid of the Obotrites (979). After her are Victoria Silvstedt (1974), Conny Torstensson (1949), Sophie Adlersparre (1823), E-Type (1965), Oscar Swahn (1847), and Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna (1417).


Among social activists born in Sweden, Greta Thunberg ranks 5Before her are Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Axel Munthe (1857), Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson (1390), and Joe Hill (1879). After her are Sophie Adlersparre (1823), Katarina Taikon (1932), Gertrud Adelborg (1853), Ivan Betskoy (1704), and Isabelle Axelsson (2001).