Huey P. Newton

1942 - 1989

Huey P. Newton

Dr. Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political activist, author and revolutionary who, along with fellow Merritt College student Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party (1966–1982). Together with Seale, Newton created a ten-point program which laid out guidelines for how, in their words, the African-American community could achieve "liberation". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Huey P. Newton has received more than 3,575,904 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 303rd most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Huey P. Newton ranks 302 out of 426Before him are Lev Chernyi, Germaine Tillion, Wei Jingsheng, Mathew Brady, Gotō Shōjirō, and Izz ad-Din al-Qassam. After him are Mary Toft, Malala Yousafzai, Harry Wu, Josephine Butler, Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, and Ho Jong-suk.

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Among people born in 1942, Huey P. Newton ranks 281Before him are Galina Kulakova, Dith Pran, Alice Schwarzer, Rubén Salazar Gómez, Norberto Rivera Carrera, and Sterling Morrison. After him are Ichirō Ozawa, Marcia Wallace, Eric Shinseki, B. J. Thomas, Tariq al-Hashimi, and Jack DeJohnette. Among people deceased in 1989, Huey P. Newton ranks 141Before him are Murder of Junko Furuta, Ján Cikker, José Bustamante y Rivero, Alex Thépot, Don Revie, and Mary McCarthy. After him are Veniamin Kaverin, Kazimierz Sabbat, Wilfrid Sellars, Manuel Rosas, Christine Jorgensen, and Hilmar Baunsgaard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Huey P. Newton ranks 4,329 out of 12,171Before him are Phil McGraw (1950), Daniel Baldwin (1960), Nick Cassavetes (1959), Ambrose Burnside (1824), David Brin (1950), and Sara Teasdale (1884). After him are Tom Brady (1977), Giovanni Ribisi (1974), Jamie Gillis (1943), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Jack Nitzsche (1937), and Chadwick Boseman (1977).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Huey P. Newton ranks 40Before him are Clara Barton (1821), Black Elk (1863), Alice Paul (1885), Amelia Bloomer (1818), Sumner Paine (1868), and Mathew Brady (1822). After him are Cesar Chavez (1927), Edna Parker (1893), Medgar Evers (1925), Lester R. Brown (1934), Eugene V. Debs (1855), and Leonard Peltier (1944).

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