Louise Michel

1830 - 1905

Louise Michel

Louise Michel (French pronunciation: [lwiz miʃɛl] (listen); 29 May 1830 – 9 January 1905) was a teacher and important figure in the Paris Commune. Following her penal transportation she embraced anarchism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louise Michel has received more than 254,180 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 94th most popular social activist.

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  • 3.90

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Among social activists, Louise Michel ranks 92 out of 426Before her are Dragutin Dimitrijević, Bugsy Siegel, Jenny von Westphalen, Denis Mukwege, Yun Chi-ho, and Mordechai Anielewicz. After her are Gaius Julius Civilis, Syed Ahmad Khan, Betty Williams, Annie Besant, Meng Huo, and An Jung-geun.

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Among people born in 1830, Louise Michel ranks 15Before her are Hector Malot, Porfirio Díaz, Eadweard Muybridge, Isma'il Pasha, Julius Lothar Meyer, and Hans von Bülow. After her are Étienne-Jules Marey, Élisée Reclus, Ōkubo Toshimichi, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Frederic Leighton, and Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges. Among people deceased in 1905, Louise Michel ranks 11Before her are Ferdinand von Richthofen, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, Adolph Menzel, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, and Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza. After her are Élisée Reclus, Alois Riegl, Carl Wernicke, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Walther Flemming, and Albert Edelfelt.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louise Michel ranks 995 out of 4,109Before her are Julien Green (1900), André Frédéric Cournand (1895), Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), Christophe Plantin (1520), Charles Trenet (1913), and Henri, Prince of Condé (1552). After her are Inessa Armand (1874), Étienne Bézout (1730), Albert Roussel (1869), Louis, Duke of Orléans (1703), Michael Lonsdale (1931), and Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782).


Among social activists born in France, Louise Michel ranks 6Before her are Charlotte Corday (1768), Olympe de Gouges (1748), Gabrielle d'Estrées (1573), Edmond James de Rothschild (1845), and René Cassin (1887). After her are Léon Jouhaux (1879), Flora Tristan (1803), René Just Haüy (1743), Abbé Pierre (1912), Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (1208), and Jacques Roux (1752).

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