Nat Turner

1800 - 1831

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Nat Turner (October 2, 1800 – November 11, 1831) was an enslaved African-American carpenter and preacher who led a four-day rebellion of both enslaved and free Black people in Southampton County, Virginia in August 1831. Nat Turner's Rebellion resulted in the death of approximately sixty White men, women, and children before state militias suppressed the uprising. Turner was captured in October 1831 and was executed after a trial in November. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nat Turner has received more than 4,848,253 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Nat Turner is the 110th most popular social activist, the 987th most popular biography from United States and the 14th most popular American Social Activist.

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Over the past year Nat Turner has had the most page views in the with 157,209 views, followed by Italian (18,635), and German (14,183). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (184.03%), Simple English (91.35%), and English (85.29%)


Among social activists, Nat Turner ranks 110 out of 840Before him are Kasturba Gandhi, Syed Ahmad Khan, Jody Williams, Bugsy Siegel, Ishikawa Goemon, and Narges Mohammadi. After him are Vlado Chernozemski, René Cassin, An Jung-geun, Frank Costello, Alexander Parvus, and Yun Chi-ho.

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Among people born in 1800, Nat Turner ranks 10Before him are Emperor Ninkō, Millard Fillmore, Charles Goodyear, Henry Fox Talbot, John Edward Gray, and Jean-Baptiste Dumas. After him are James Clark Ross, John Brown, Lars Levi Laestadius, Jacques Paul Migne, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, and William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse. Among people deceased in 1831, Nat Turner ranks 9Before him are James Monroe, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Sophie Germain, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Ioannis Kapodistrias, and Emilia Plater. After him are Achim von Arnim, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, and Rodolphe Kreutzer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nat Turner ranks 987 out of 20,380Before him are Marilyn vos Savant (1946), Queen Noor of Jordan (1951), Tippi Hedren (1930), Harry Markowitz (1927), Cormac McCarthy (1933), and Matt Groening (1954). After him are Martha Graham (1894), Éamon de Valera (1882), James Tobin (1918), Frances Marion (1888), Grant Wood (1891), and Dennis Tito (1940).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Nat Turner ranks 14Before him are Angela Davis (1944), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), Harriet Tubman (1820), Susan B. Anthony (1820), Jody Williams (1950), and Bugsy Siegel (1906). After him are Betty Ford (1918), George Stinney (1929), John Brown (1800), Frederick Douglass (1818), Sojourner Truth (1797), and Billy Milligan (1955).