Masih Alinejad

1976 - Today

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Masih Alinejad (Persian: مسیح علی‌نژاد, born Masoumeh Alinejad-Ghomikolayi (Persian: معصومه علی‌نژاد قمی‌کُلایی), September 11, 1976) is an Iranian-American journalist, author, and women's rights activist. Alinejad works as a presenter/producer at Voice of America Persian News Network, a correspondent for Radio Farda, a frequent contributor for Manoto television, and a contributing editor for IranWire. Alinejad focuses on criticism of the status of human rights in Iran, especially women's rights. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masih Alinejad has received more than 612,519 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Masih Alinejad is the 5,639th most popular writer (up from 5,901st in 2019), the 410th most popular biography from Iran (down from 395th in 2019) and the 56th most popular Iranian Writer.

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  • 610k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

The Wind in My Hair Lib/E
Wind in My Hair
Women, iran, Clothing and dress, social aspects, Iran, social conditions


Among writers, Masih Alinejad ranks 5,639 out of 7,302Before her are André Dhôtel, Wolfgang Hohlbein, Stephen Spender, Olavi Paavolainen, Karin Slaughter, and Jerry Falwell. After her are Eugène Dabit, Zitkala-Sa, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Michael Scott, Carsten Jensen, and Kate Wilhelm.

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Among people born in 1976, Masih Alinejad ranks 187Before her are Lars Eidinger, Pablo Larraín, Wang Leehom, Maxim Galkin, Rashida Jones, and Thierry Omeyer. After her are Vladimir Samsonov, Stephanie McMahon, Djamel Belmadi, Dan Fogler, Luka Peroš, and Jessica Capshaw.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Masih Alinejad ranks 410 out of 631Before her are Amir Ghalenoei (1963), Yusuf Adil Shah (1459), Firishta (1560), Hossein Alizadeh (1951), Harold Nicolson (1886), and Ali Karimi (1978). After her are Hossein Shahabi (1967), Mina Ahadi (1956), Alireza Faghani (1978), Bahman Ghobadi (1969), Mahmoud Namjoo (1918), and Shahrnush Parsipur (1946).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Masih Alinejad ranks 56Before her are Bozorg Alavi (1904), Hushang Ebtehaj (1928), Fakhruddin As'ad Gurgani (1001), Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh (1892), Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (1940), and Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani (1939). After her are Shahrnush Parsipur (1946), Ahmad NikTalab (1934), Marina Nemat (1965), Roya Hakakian (1966), and Man Haron Monis (1964).