Hereward the Wake

1035 - 1072

Hereward the Wake

Hereward the Wake (Traditional pronunciation /ˈhɛ.rɛ.ward/, modern pronunciation /ˈhɛ.rɪ.wəd/) (c.1035 – c.1072), (also known as Hereward the Outlaw or Hereward the Exile), was an Anglo-Saxon nobleman and a leader of local resistance to the Norman Conquest of England. His base, when leading the rebellion against the Norman rulers, was the Isle of Ely in eastern England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hereward the Wake has received more than 445,523 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 348th most popular social activist.

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  • 43.78

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Hereward the Wake ranks 347 out of 426Before him are Wolfe Tone, Lucy Stone, Wu'erkaixi, Claudette Colvin, Eoin O'Duffy, and Neerja Bhanot. After him are Otto Warmbier, Afeni Shakur, Nadia Murad, Wang Dan, Stokely Carmichael, and Stephen Mallory.

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Among people born in 1035, Hereward the Wake ranks 8Before him are Robert I, Count of Flanders, Henry, son of Robert I of Burgundy, Welf I, Duke of Bavaria, Conrad I, Duke of Bohemia, Hermann of Salm, and Constantine I, Prince of Armenia.  Among people deceased in 1072, Hereward the Wake ranks 11Before him are Ouyang Xiu, Antipope Honorius II, Adalbert of Hamburg, Bagrat IV of Georgia, Ordulf, Duke of Saxony, and Asadi Tusi. After him are Ali Hujwiri and Stigand.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hereward the Wake ranks 3,179 out of 5,347Before him are Peter Osgood (1947), Gabrielle Anwar (1970), David Davis (1948), Wilbert Awdry (1911), Fred West (1941), and Jason Connery (1963). After him are Geoff Nicholls (1948), Susan George (1950), Christiane Amanpour (1958), Ray Wilson (1934), Emma Bunton (1976), and Peter Sinfield (1943).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, Hereward the Wake ranks 26Before him are Flora MacDonald (1722), Kate Sheppard (1848), Jack Sheppard (1702), Allan Octavian Hume (1829), Josephine Butler (1828), and Venetia Burney (1918). After him are Harry Hay (1912), Anthony Dod Mantle (1955), and Anjem Choudary (1967).

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