Louise Bryant

1885 - 1936

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Louise Bryant (December 5, 1885 – January 6, 1936), an American feminist, political activist, and journalist, became best known for her sympathetic coverage of Russia and the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution of November 1917. Bryant, who married fellow journalist John Reed (her second husband) in 1916, wrote about Russian leaders such as Katherine Breshkovsky, Maria Spiridonova, Alexander Kerensky, Vladimir Lenin, and Leon Trotsky. Her news stories, distributed by Hearst during and after her trips to Petrograd and Moscow, appeared in newspapers across the United States and Canada in the years immediately following World War I. A collection of articles from her first trip was published in 1918 as Six Red Months in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louise Bryant has received more than 478,190 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Louise Bryant is the 341st most popular social activist (down from 272nd in 2019), the 4,996th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,661st in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Louise Bryant ranks 341 out of 544. Before her are Lev Chernyi, Anatoly Marchenko, Hector Hodler, Huey P. Newton, William Luther Pierce, and Hannie Schaft. After her are Wei Jingsheng, Aruna Asaf Ali, Sergei Petrovich Trubetskoy, Cesar Chavez, Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, and Malala Yousafzai.

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Among people born in 1885, Louise Bryant ranks 141Before her are Allan Dwan, Juhan Kukk, Sigrid Hjertén, Alice Paul, Anna Hübler, and Ralph Rose. After her are Arturo Rawson, Kazimierz Sosnkowski, Boris Vilkitsky, Saneatsu Mushanokōji, Richmond K. Turner, and Harry Benjamin. Among people deceased in 1936, Louise Bryant ranks 111Before her are Ignacy Daszyński, Ramiro de Maeztu, John Scott Haldane, Nestor Lakoba, Domenico Mezzadri, and Konstantinos Demertzis. After her are Niels Neergaard, Uchida Kōsai, Wilhelm Solf, Oscar von Sydow, M. R. James, and Marilyn Miller.

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Among people born in United States, Louise Bryant ranks 4,996 out of 15,968. Before her are Chuck Feeney (1931), Linda Nochlin (1931), Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772), Kathryn Morris (1969), George Eads (1967), and Jerry Buss (1933). After her are Evelyn Berezin (1925), Bill Condon (1955), Tommy Morrison (1969), Leon Spinks (1953), Katherine Kelly Lang (1961), and Joel Roberts Poinsett (1779).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Louise Bryant ranks 46Before her are Mary Edwards Walker (1832), Alice Paul (1885), Edna Parker (1893), Medgar Evers (1925), Huey P. Newton (1942), and William Luther Pierce (1933). After her are Cesar Chavez (1927), Eugene V. Debs (1855), Afeni Shakur (1947), John Wesley Hardin (1853), Dorothy Day (1897), and William Lloyd Garrison (1805).