Marsha P. Johnson

1945 - 1992

Marsha P. Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson (August 24, 1945 – July 6, 1992), born and also known as Malcolm Michaels Jr., was an American gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen. Known as an outspoken advocate for gay rights, Johnson was one of the prominent figures in the Stonewall uprising of 1969. A founding member of the Gay Liberation Front, Johnson co-founded the radical activist group Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.), alongside close friend Sylvia Rivera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marsha P. Johnson has received more than 3,171,232 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 339th most popular social activist.

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  • 18

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Among social activists, Marsha P. Johnson ranks 338 out of 426Before her are Natalya Estemirova, Olga Lepeshinskaya, Romas Kalanta, Mumia Abu-Jamal, William Lloyd Garrison, and Yagan. After her are Lucy Parsons, Sakine Cansız, Wolfe Tone, Lucy Stone, Wu'erkaixi, and Claudette Colvin.

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Among people born in 1945, Marsha P. Johnson ranks 297Before her are Ralph Siegel, John McVie, Davy Jones, Yu Zhengsheng, Meira Kumar, and Vesa-Matti Loiri. After her are Saharon Shelah, Marielle Goitschel, Golden State Killer, David Chase, Lasse Berghagen, and Robert T. Bakker. Among people deceased in 1992, Marsha P. Johnson ranks 161Before her are Joseph Arthur Ankrah, Roberto Bonomi, Gerard K. O'Neill, Margarita Aliger, Sandy Dennis, and Ronnie Bucknum. After her are Earle Meadows, Amjad Khan, Sven Delblanc, Bep van Klaveren, Sidney Nolan, and William Schuman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marsha P. Johnson ranks 5,561 out of 12,171Before her are Wallace Reid (1891), Joey Kramer (1950), Timothy D. Snyder (1969), Kyle Gass (1960), Theodore Roszak (null), and Eugene McCarthy (1916). After her are Neal McDonough (1966), Cristine Rose (1951), Susan Kohner (1936), Mirabeau B. Lamar (1798), Zach Braff (1975), and Adoniram Judson (1788).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Marsha P. Johnson ranks 51Before her are Eugene V. Debs (1855), Leonard Peltier (1944), Anna Louise Strong (1885), Samantha Smith (1972), Mumia Abu-Jamal (1954), and William Lloyd Garrison (1805). After her are Lucy Parsons (1853), Otto Warmbier (1994), Afeni Shakur (1947), Sylvia Rivera (1951), Mary Edwards Walker (null), and Catharine MacKinnon (1946).

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