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1879 - 1904

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Raden Adjeng Kartini, also known as Raden Ayu Kartini (21 April 1879 – 17 September 1904), 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kartini has received more than 952,254 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Kartini is the 1,236th most popular religious figure (down from 1,065th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Indonesia (down from 15th in 2019) and the most popular Indonesian Religious Figure.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.43

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  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Kartini ranks 1,236 out of 2,238Before her are Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Enoch, Antipope Theodore, Sebeos, Piero Marini, and Germanus of Auxerre. After her are Anan ben David, Aleksandr Akimov, John Ball, Antoninus of Florence, Mohammad-Baqer Majlesi, and Agnes of Montepulciano.

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Among people born in 1879, Kartini ranks 66Before her are Marius Jacob, Henri Wallon, Samuel Goldwyn, Vladko Maček, Aleksandar Tsankov, and Princess Marie Louise of Hanover. After her are Jacques Copeau, Jacob Gade, Hans Hahn, Jane Darwell, Bernhard Schmidt, and Alla Nazimova. Among people deceased in 1904, Kartini ranks 36Before her are María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Isabella Bird, Isabelle Eberhardt, Vladimir Markovnikov, Mór Jókai, and Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt. After her are Antonio Labriola, Jamsetji Tata, Laura Vicuña, Wilhelm Marr, Herbert von Bismarck, and Clemens Winkler.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Kartini ranks 18 out of 126Before her are Dharmakirti (700), Jan Toorop (1858), Laura Gemser (1950), Anggun (1972), Diponegoro (1785), and Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925). After her are George Uhlenbeck (1900), Hendrik Brouwer (1581), Lil Dagover (1887), Enrique of Malacca (1495), Jusuf Kalla (1942), and Tan Malaka (1897).


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