SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Malcolm X

1925 - 1965

Malcolm X

El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Arabic: ٱلْحَاجّ مَالِك ٱلشَّبَازّ‎, romanized: al-Ḥājj Mālik ash-Shabāzz; born Malcolm Little; May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), better known as Malcolm X, was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his staunch and controversial black racial advocacy, and for his time spent as the vocal spokesperson of the Nation of Islam. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm X spent his teenage years living in a series of foster homes after his father's death and his mother's hospitalization. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm X has received more than 17,722,893 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular social activist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 18M

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  • 82.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 15.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Malcolm X ranks 4 out of 426Before him are Che Guevara, Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi. After him are Rosa Luxemburg, Jan Hus, Mother Teresa, Henry Dunant, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Guy Fawkes, and Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Malcolm X ranks 1After him are Margaret Thatcher, Pol Pot, Richard Burton, Yukio Mishima, Gilles Deleuze, Patrice Lumumba, Paul Newman, B.B. King, Zygmunt Bauman, Robert F. Kennedy, and Alija Izetbegović. Among people deceased in 1965, Malcolm X ranks 3Before him are Winston Churchill and Le Corbusier. After him are Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, and Moshe Sharett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Malcolm X ranks 17 out of 12,171Before him are Ernest Hemingway (1899), Martin Van Buren (1782), Hillary Clinton (1947), John F. Kennedy (1917), Elvis Presley (1935), and Pocahontas (1595). After him are Steven Spielberg (1946), Mark Twain (1835), James K. Polk (1795), Neil Armstrong (1930), Bruce Lee (1940), and George Washington (1732).