Louis Farrakhan

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Louis Farrakhan (; born Louis Eugene Walcott, May 11, 1933) is an American religious leader and political activist who heads the Nation of Islam (NOI). Earlier in his career, he served as the minister of mosques in Boston and Harlem and was appointed National Representative of the Nation of Islam by former NOI leader Elijah Muhammad. After Warith Deen Mohammed reorganized the original NOI into the orthodox Sunni Islamic group American Society of Muslims, Farrakhan began to rebuild the NOI as "Final Call". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Farrakhan has received more than 7,741,278 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Louis Farrakhan is the 128th most popular extremist (down from 124th in 2019), the 3,213th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,541st in 2019) and the 45th most popular American Extremist.

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Among extremists, Louis Farrakhan ranks 128 out of 205Before him are Josef Blösche, Perkin Warbeck, Luis Posada Carriles, Robert Stroud, Harold Shipman, and Patty Hearst. After him are Elisabeth Becker, Robert Ford, Jack Unterweger, Jalaluddin Haqqani, Carl Panzram, and Golden State Killer.

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Among people born in 1933, Louis Farrakhan ranks 167Before him are Egil Danielsen, Hannelore Kohl, Maximilian, Margrave of Baden, Asim Ferhatović, Humberto Maschio, and Françoise Fabian. After him are Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Marcos Alonso, René Burri, Jesús Gil, Asha Bhosle, and Bernadette Chirac.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louis Farrakhan ranks 3,213 out of 15,968Before him are Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892), Scott Walker (1943), Calista Flockhart (1964), Josephine Chaplin (1949), and Gene Amdahl (1922). After him are Charles Robert Jenkins (1940), Jane Kaczmarek (1955), Richard Mentor Johnson (1780), Stone Cold Steve Austin (1964), Ken Kercheval (1935), and Isaiah Washington (1963).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Louis Farrakhan ranks 45Before him are Sam Giancana (1908), David Berkowitz (1953), Jerry Brudos (1939), Baruch Goldstein (1956), Robert Stroud (1890), and Patty Hearst (1954). After him are Robert Ford (1862), Carl Panzram (1892), Golden State Killer (1945), Dean Corll (1939), Stand Watie (1806), and Nancy Spungen (1958).