James Larkin

1876 - 1947

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James Larkin (28 January 1874 – 30 January 1947), sometimes known as Jim Larkin, was an Irish republican, socialist and trade union leader. He was one of the founders of the Irish Labour Party along with James Connolly and William O'Brien, and later the founder of the Irish Worker League (a communist party which was recognised by the Comintern as the Irish section of the world communist movement), as well as the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union (ITGWU) and the Workers' Union of Ireland (the two unions later merged to become SIPTU, Ireland's largest trade union). Along with Connolly and Jack White, he was also a founder of the Irish Citizen Army (ICA; a paramilitary group which was integral to both the Dublin lock-out and the Easter Rising). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Larkin has received more than 305,343 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. James Larkin is the 451st most popular social activist, the 4,548th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 34th most popular British Social Activist.

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Among social activists, James Larkin ranks 451 out of 544Before him are Lydia Cacho, Nirmala Deshpande, Rachel Corrie, Shivakumara Swami, Ernestine Rose, and Medha Patkar. After him are Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, Mary McLeod Bethune, Frances Ames, Peter Arnett, Ingrid Newkirk, and Disappearance of Etan Patz.

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Among people born in 1876, James Larkin ranks 159Before him are Harriet Brooks, Gregory Mathews, Con Leahy, Clara Blandick, Zitkala-Sa, and Carl Ruggles. After him are James Scullin, William Farnum, Susan Glaspell, Sol Plaatje, and Sophia Duleep Singh. Among people deceased in 1947, James Larkin ranks 158Before him are Carrie Chapman Catt, Joseph Cook, David Samanez Ocampo, Winston Churchill, Charles Schlee, and Wilfred Hudson Osgood. After him are Olive Borden and Walter Donaldson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Larkin ranks 4,548 out of 6,924Before him are Ian Raby (1921), Jodhi May (1975), Leslie Thorne (1916), Jason Orange (1970), Henry Banks (1913), and George Fenton (1950). After him are Peter McParland (1934), Gem Archer (1966), Tony Trimmer (1943), Sandrine Holt (1972), Simon Sebag Montefiore (1965), and John Curry (1949).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, James Larkin ranks 34Before him are Jack Sheppard (1702), Annie Kenney (1879), Hereward the Wake (1035), Emily Hobhouse (1860), Thomas Clarkson (1760), and Harry Hay (1912). After him are Ingrid Newkirk (1949), Arthur Scargill (1938), Abdalqadir as-Sufi (1930), Anthony Dod Mantle (1955), and Anjem Choudary (1967).