Julian Assange

1971 - Today

Julian Assange

Julian Paul Assange (; né Hawkins; born 3 July 1971) is an Australian editor, publisher, and activist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning. These leaks included the Baghdad airstrike Collateral Murder video (April 2010), the Afghanistan war logs (July 2010), the Iraq war logs (October 2010), and Cablegate (November 2010). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julian Assange has received more than 13,807,303 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular journalist.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 101

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among journalists, Julian Assange ranks 7 out of 100Before him are Robert Capa, Oriana Fallaci, François-Noël Babeuf, Richard Sorge, Gianni Rodari, and Joseph Pulitzer. After him are Gerda Taro, John Reed, Sebastião Salgado, Dorothea Lange, Anna Politkovskaya, and Jeremy Clarkson.

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Among people born in 1971, Julian Assange ranks 4Before him are Tupac Shakur, Justin Trudeau, and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. After him are Jared Leto, Pep Guardiola, Elon Musk, Anna Netrebko, Jeremy Renner, Lance Armstrong, Winona Ryder, and Snoop Dogg.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Julian Assange ranks 2 out of 575Before him are Lawrence Bragg (1890). After him are George Lazenby (1939), Geoffrey Rush (1951), Rod Laver (1938), Jack Brabham (1926), Steve Irwin (1962), Elton Mayo (1880), Errol Flynn (1909), Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), and Alexander Prokhorov (1916).

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Among journalists born in Australia, Julian Assange ranks 1

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