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Jesse Jackson

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Jesse Louis Jackson (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American political activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He is the founder of the organizations that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH. Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jesse Jackson has received more than 6,166,661 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Jesse Jackson is the 259th most popular social activist (down from 221st in 2019), the 3,125th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,642nd in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Social Activist.

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  • 41

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  • 2.26

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  • 5.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Jesse Jackson ranks 259 out of 538Before him are Harro Schulze-Boysen, Muhamed Mehmedbašić, Édouard René de Laboulaye, David Frankfurter, Robert Catesby, and Joe Hill. After him are Charles Boycott, Camilo Torres Restrepo, Clara Barton, Nimr al-Nimr, Viktors Arājs, and M. N. Roy.

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Among people born in 1941, Jesse Jackson ranks 193Before him are Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Nils Arne Eggen, Bohdan Stupka, İdil Biret, Federico Faggin, and Steve Cropper. After him are Reine Wisell, Leslie Lamport, Richard Holbrooke, Fritz Wepper, Roberto Calasso, and Leon Russom.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jesse Jackson ranks 3,125 out of 18,182Before him are Ben Webster (1909), William Wallace Campbell (1862), Lauren German (1978), Mark Forest (1933), Steve Cropper (1941), and Douglas Tompkins (1943). After him are Mabel Normand (1892), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), Wilford Brimley (1934), Ralph Bunche (1904), Dick Dale (1937), and Robert Gates (1943).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Jesse Jackson ranks 29Before him are David Lane (1938), Billy Milligan (1955), Abbie Hoffman (1936), Coretta Scott King (1927), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), and George Lincoln Rockwell (1918). After him are Clara Barton (1821), Russell Means (1939), Emmett Till (1941), John Wesley Hardin (1853), Huey P. Newton (1942), and Alice Paul (1885).

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