Jody Williams

1950 - Today

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Jody Williams (born October 9, 1950) is an American political activist known for her work in banning anti-personnel landmines, her defense of human rights (especially those of women), and her efforts to promote new understandings of security in today's world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jody Williams has received more than 270,838 page views. Her biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Jody Williams is the 106th most popular social activist (up from 113th in 2019), the 936th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,078th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Social Activist.

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  • 270k

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  • 63.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jody Williams by language

Over the past year Jody Williams has had the most page views in the with 24,132 views, followed by Spanish (5,873), and German (3,846). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Min Nan (24,300.00%), Igbo (119.70%), and Serbian (93.57%)


Among social activists, Jody Williams ranks 106 out of 840Before her are Zhang Jue, Annie Besant, Louise Michel, Leila Khaled, Kasturba Gandhi, and Syed Ahmad Khan. After her are Bugsy Siegel, Ishikawa Goemon, Narges Mohammadi, Nat Turner, Vlado Chernozemski, and René Cassin.

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Among people born in 1950, Jody Williams ranks 38Before her are Daniel Auteuil, Choe Ryong-hae, Morgan Fairchild, Grzegorz Lato, Chris Norman, and Jörg Haider. After her are Flavio Briatore, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Georg Bednorz, Gabriel Byrne, Ma Ying-jeou, and Russell Alan Hulse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jody Williams ranks 936 out of 20,380Before her are Barbara Bush (1925), Ben Bernanke (1953), Anne Baxter (1923), Keith Jarrett (1945), Edward Norton (1969), and Dickinson W. Richards (1895). After her are Harry Dean Stanton (1926), Kenneth Arrow (1921), Edgar Cayce (1877), Estée Lauder (1906), Kobe Bryant (1978), and Leon M. Lederman (1922).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Jody Williams ranks 12Before her are Rosa Parks (1913), Emily Greene Balch (1867), Angela Davis (1944), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Harriet Tubman (1820), and Susan B. Anthony (1820). After her are Bugsy Siegel (1906), Nat Turner (1800), Betty Ford (1918), George Stinney (1929), John Brown (1800), and Frederick Douglass (1818).