Mairead Maguire

1944 - Today

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Mairead Maguire (born 27 January 1944), also known as Mairead Corrigan Maguire and formerly as Mairéad Corrigan, is a peace activist from Northern Ireland. She co-founded, with Betty Williams and Ciaran McKeown, the Women for Peace, which later became the Community for Peace People, an organization dedicated to encouraging a peaceful resolution of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Maguire and Williams were awarded the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize.Since 2008 she has criticised the Israeli government's policy towards Gaza, in particular to the naval blockade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mairead Maguire has received more than 235,228 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Mairead Maguire is the 148th most popular social activist (down from 133rd in 2019), the 1,006th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 909th in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Mairead Maguire ranks 148 out of 544Before her are Klaus Störtebeker, Stjepan Filipović, Rudi Dutschke, Leopold Trepper, Jan Karski, and Musa al-Sadr. After her are Mickey Cohen, Jacques Roux, Emilie Schindler, Jody Williams, Al-Mu'tazz, and Balthasar Gérard.

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Among people born in 1944, Mairead Maguire ranks 90Before her are Gianni Morandi, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Nǃxau ǂToma, Gary Busey, W. G. Sebald, and Claudia Mori. After her are Killing of Peter Fechter, Ren Zhengfei, Michael Nyman, Antonio Damasio, Karl Jenkins, and Maria João Pires.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Mairead Maguire ranks 1,006 out of 6,924Before her are Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484), Eugen d'Albert (1864), Cozy Powell (1947), and Cliff Williams (1949). After her are Robbie Williams (1974), Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868), James Meade (1907), Kenny Baker (1934), Alexander Mackenzie (1764), and Kristin Scott Thomas (1960).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, Mairead Maguire ranks 11Before her are Nicholas Winton (1909), Thomas Cranmer (1489), Annie Besant (1847), Emily Davison (1872), Wat Tyler (1341), and Betty Williams (1943). After her are Mary Dyer (1611), Unity Mitford (1914), Robert Catesby (1573), Max Mosley (1940), Kate Sheppard (1848), and Eglantyne Jebb (1876).