1879 - 1904

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Raden Adjeng Kartini (21 April 1879 – 17 September 1904), also known as Raden Ayu Kartini, was a prominent Indonesian activist who advocated for women's rights and female education. She was born into an aristocratic Javanese family in the Dutch East Indies (present-day Indonesia). After attending a Dutch-language primary school, she wanted to pursue further education, but Javanese women at the time were barred from higher education. She met various officials and influential people, including J.H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kartini has received more than 741,632 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Kartini is the 1,066th most popular religious figure (up from 1,201st in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Indonesia (up from 23rd in 2019) and the most popular Indonesian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Kartini ranks 1,066 out of 2,272Before her are Jean-Marie Villot, Nicanor the Deacon, Demetrios I of Constantinople, Adhemar of Le Puy, Julian Cesarini, and Nahshon. After her are Margaret of Cortona, Felix of Valois, Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni, Edith Cavell, Francesco Barberini, and Blandina.

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Among people born in 1879, Kartini ranks 59Before her are Jacob Gade, Nikolai Medtner, Alla Nazimova, Adolf Strauss, Max Schreck, and Vladko Maček. After her are Henri Wallon, Samuel Goldwyn, Ethel Barrymore, Jacques Copeau, Hans Hahn, and Johan Nygaardsvold. Among people deceased in 1904, Kartini ranks 34Before her are María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Isabella Bird, Vladimir Markovnikov, Nikolay Bobrikov, Princess Alexandrine of Baden, and Antonio Labriola. After her are Clemens Winkler, Isabelle Eberhardt, Mór Jókai, Wilhelm Marr, Herbert von Bismarck, and Jamsetji Tata.

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Among people born in Indonesia, Kartini ranks 15 out of 93Before her are Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Jan Toorop (1858), Enrique of Malacca (1495), and Laura Gemser (1950). After her are Diponegoro (1785), Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925), Dharmakirti (700), Hendrik Brouwer (1581), Anggun (1972), and George Uhlenbeck (1900).


Among religious figures born in Indonesia, Kartini ranks 1After her are Julius Darmaatmadja (1934) and Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo (1950).