Mumia Abu-Jamal

1954 - Today

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook; April 24, 1954) is a political activist and journalist who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in 1982 for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He became widely known while on death row for his writings and commentary on the criminal justice system in the United States. After numerous appeals, his death penalty sentence was overturned by a Federal court. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mumia Abu-Jamal has received more than 1,361,058 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 336th most popular social activist.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

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  • 3.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Mumia Abu-Jamal ranks 335 out of 426Before him are Amal Clooney, Osvaldo Hurtado, Samantha Smith, Natalya Estemirova, Olga Lepeshinskaya, and Romas Kalanta. After him are William Lloyd Garrison, Yagan, Marsha P. Johnson, Lucy Parsons, Sakine Cansız, and Wolfe Tone.

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Among people born in 1954, Mumia Abu-Jamal ranks 200Before him are Benoît Sokal, Rekha, Jean Bourgain, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Ariane Ascaride, and Ken Stott. After him are Bouasone Bouphavanh, Juliane Koepcke, Francis Buchholz, Ivo Van Damme, Han Zheng, and Tim O'Reilly.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mumia Abu-Jamal ranks 5,348 out of 12,171Before him are Charlotte Rae (1926), Maggie Q (1979), Eugene Polley (1915), Gram Parsons (1946), Van Johnson (1916), and Jeffrey Wright (1965). After him are Ben Bradlee (1921), John Thomas (1941), Raymond Cruz (1961), DeLisle Stewart (1870), Budge Patty (1924), and Marty Balin (1942).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Mumia Abu-Jamal ranks 49Before him are Medgar Evers (1925), Lester R. Brown (1934), Eugene V. Debs (1855), Leonard Peltier (1944), Anna Louise Strong (1885), and Samantha Smith (1972). After him are William Lloyd Garrison (1805), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Lucy Parsons (1853), Otto Warmbier (1994), Afeni Shakur (1947), and Sylvia Rivera (1951).

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