Louise Bryant

1885 - 1936

Louise Bryant

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 433,851 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 275th most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Louise Bryant ranks 274 out of 426Before her are Nimr al-Nimr, Emmett Till, Flora MacDonald, Udham Singh, Toyohiko Kagawa, and Kate Sheppard. After her are Clara Barton, Toktogul Satylganov, Black Elk, Zhang Guotao, M. N. Roy, and Tawakkol Karman.

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Among people born in 1885, Louise Bryant ranks 108Before her are Platt Adams, Henry Taylor, Edward Lasker, Anton Flettner, Tadeusz Kutrzeba, and Wallace Beery. After her are Egon Wellesz, Ralph Rose, Hedda Hopper, Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, John Curtin, and Jerome Kern. Among people deceased in 1936, Louise Bryant ranks 99Before her are John Gilbert, Conrad Böcker, Nestor Lakoba, Mikhail Kuzmin, Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri, and Leonardo Torres y Quevedo. After her are Zhang Binglin, Ignacy Daszyński, Juho Sunila, John Scott Haldane, Niels Neergaard, and Walther Wever.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louise Bryant ranks 3,664 out of 12,171Before her are Erik Estrada (1949), Bonnie Hunt (1961), Jonathan Franzen (1959), Lawrence Tierney (1919), Earl Boen (1945), and Tom Atkins (1935). After her are Friz Freleng (1906), Randall Duk Kim (1943), Shirley Knight (1936), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Bob Iger (1951), and Jerry Seinfeld (1954).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Louise Bryant ranks 33Before her are Jesse Jackson (1941), Dorothy Day (1897), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Margaret Sanger (1879), Abbie Hoffman (1936), and Emmett Till (1941). After her are Clara Barton (1821), Black Elk (1863), Alice Paul (1885), Amelia Bloomer (1818), Sumner Paine (1868), and Mathew Brady (1822).

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