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Hilda Gadea

1925 - 1974

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Hilda Gadea Acosta (21 March 1925 – 11 February 1974) was a Peruvian economist, Communist leader, and author. She was the first wife of Che Guevara. Gadea Acosta was Secretary of the Economy of the Executive National Committee for Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana (APRA, American Popular Revolutionary Alliance). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hilda Gadea has received more than 724,694 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Hilda Gadea is the 115th most popular social activist (up from 133rd in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Peru (up from 21st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Peruvian Social Activist.

Hilda Gadea is most famous for being a Marxist revolutionary who was jailed for her involvement in the armed struggle against the Somoza regime.

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Among social activists, Hilda Gadea ranks 115 out of 538Before her are Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Jody Williams, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Vinoba Bhave, Georgy Gapon, and Hans Scholl. After her are Rashid ad-Din Sinan, Vesna Vulović, Denis Mukwege, Flora Tristan, Maria Altmann, and Vasil Levski.

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Among people born in 1925, Hilda Gadea ranks 68Before her are Celia Cruz, Frei Otto, Dick Van Dyke, Claude Lanzmann, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, and Baruch Samuel Blumberg. After her are Hal Holbrook, Oliver Smithies, József Bozsik, Bill Haley, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ernest Gellner. Among people deceased in 1974, Hilda Gadea ranks 32Before her are Satyendra Nath Bose, Virginia Apgar, Walter Lippmann, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Zalman Shazar, and Nikolai Kuznetsov. After her are Marcel Pagnol, Cass Elliot, Patrick Blackett, Anatole Litvak, Franz Jonas, and Frank Martin.

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Among people born in Peru, Hilda Gadea ranks 20 out of 232Before her are Abimael Guzmán (1934), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Martin de Porres (1579), Huáscar (1490), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), and Viracocha Inca (1310). After her are Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Túpac Huallpa (1510), Teófilo Cubillas (1949), Yawar Waqaq (1380), and Inca Roca (1350).

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Among social activists born in Peru, Hilda Gadea ranks 3Before her are Túpac Amaru II (1738) and Abimael Guzmán (1934).