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Mordechai Anielewicz

1919 - 1943

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Mordechai Anielewicz (Hebrew: מרדכי אנילביץ'; 1919 – 8 May 1943) was the leader of the Jewish Combat Organization (Polish: Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa, ŻOB) during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising; the largest Jewish resistance movement during the Second World War. Anielewicz inspired further rebellions in both ghettos and extermination camps with his leadership. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mordechai Anielewicz has received more than 316,472 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Mordechai Anielewicz is the 111th most popular social activist (down from 106th in 2019), the 182nd most popular biography from Poland (up from 187th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Polish Social Activist.

Mordechai Anielewicz was a Polish Jew who was the leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. He was a member of the Zionist Socialist Workers Party.

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Among social activists, Mordechai Anielewicz ranks 111 out of 538Before him are Zhang Jue, Yun Chi-ho, Vlado Chernozemski, Kim Hyong-jik, Paul Schäfer, and Frank Costello. After him are Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Jody Williams, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, George Stinney, Vinoba Bhave, and Georgy Gapon.

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Among people born in 1919, Mordechai Anielewicz ranks 35Before him are Jennifer Jones, Andreas Papandreou, Moïse Tshombe, Siad Barre, Matilde Camus, and Godfrey Hounsfield. After him are Joseph Murray, Daniel Bell, Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, Jackie Robinson, Hermine Braunsteiner, and Pete Seeger. Among people deceased in 1943, Mordechai Anielewicz ranks 32Before him are Lydia Litvyak, Maurice Denis, Viktor Lutze, Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal, Otto Jespersen, and Max Reinhardt. After him are Etty Hillesum, Oskar Schlemmer, Hans Scholl, Gustav Vigeland, André Antoine, and Aurel Stein.

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Among people born in Poland, Mordechai Anielewicz ranks 182 out of 1,454Before him are Albrecht von Roon (1803), Robert Lewandowski (1988), Itzhak Stern (1901), Günther Anders (1902), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), and B. Traven (1882). After him are Carl Wernicke (1848), Mieszko II Lambert (990), Frederick I of Württemberg (1754), Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866), John I Albert (1459), and Felix Hausdorff (1868).


Among social activists born in Poland, Mordechai Anielewicz ranks 4Before him are Rosa Luxemburg (1871), Irena Sendler (1910), and Ferdinand Lassalle (1825). After him are Leopold Trepper (1904), Jan Karski (1914), Ryszard Siwiec (1909), Jan Gotlib Bloch (1836), and Ernestine Rose (1810).