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Katarina Taikon

1932 - 1995

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Katarina Taikon-Langhammer (29 July 1932 – 30 December 1995) was a Swedish Romani activist, leader in the civil rights movement, writer and actor, from the Kalderash caste. She was the sister of Rosa Taikon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katarina Taikon has received more than 58,505 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Katarina Taikon is the 366th most popular social activist, the 507th most popular biography from Sweden and the 7th most popular Swedish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Katarina Taikon ranks 366 out of 538Before her are Malala Yousafzai, Mathew Brady, Ivan Bolotnikov, Sergei Petrovich Trubetskoy, Louise Bryant, and Kamala Nehru. After her are Chen Qimei, Hanan Ashrawi, Lester R. Brown, Mary Harris Jones, Evelyn Mase, and Estela de Carlotto.

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Among people born in 1932, Katarina Taikon ranks 238Before her are Parry O'Brien, Sanpei Shirato, Ted Cassidy, Elaine May, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, and Otto Schily. After her are Patsy Cline, Arif Mardin, Tormod Knutsen, Hans van Manen, Donald Kagan, and Chiquito de la Calzada. Among people deceased in 1995, Katarina Taikon ranks 161Before her are John Cairncross, Sergio Bertoni, Werner Liebrich, Ingo Schwichtenberg, Gérard de Vaucouleurs, and Eva Gabor. After her are Jüri Järvet, Eiji Okada, Robert Stephens, Doug McClure, Henri Laborit, and Shura Cherkassky.

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Among people born in Sweden, Katarina Taikon ranks 507 out of 1,612Before her are Nils Gabriel Sefström (1787), Orvar Bergmark (1930), Bengt Ekerot (1920), Lars-Erik Larsson (1908), Arne Borg (1901), and Knut Ångström (1857). After her are Rudolf Svensson (1899), Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland (1984), August Malmström (1829), Sonja Edström (1930), Johan David Åkerblad (1763), and Karin Lindberg (1929).


Among social activists born in Sweden, Katarina Taikon ranks 7Before her are Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Axel Munthe (1857), Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson (1390), Joe Hill (1879), Greta Thunberg (2003), and Sophie Adlersparre (1823).