Otto Warmbier

1994 - 2017

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Otto Frederick Warmbier (December 12, 1994 – June 19, 2017) was an American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea in 2016 on a charge of subversion. In June 2017, he was released by North Korea in a vegetative state and died soon afterward. Warmbier entered North Korea as part of a guided tour group on December 29, 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Warmbier has received more than 8,636,072 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Otto Warmbier is the 404th most popular social activist (down from 392nd in 2019), the 5,789th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,625th in 2019) and the 55th most popular Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Otto Warmbier ranks 404 out of 538Before him are Afeni Shakur, William Lloyd Garrison, Romas Kalanta, Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, Sigizmund Levanevsky, and Eugene V. Debs. After him are Matilda Joslyn Gage, Frances Ames, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Cesar Chavez, Raisa Aronova, and Franca Viola.

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Among people born in 1994, Otto Warmbier ranks 17Before him are Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Dimash Kudaibergen, Marquinhos, Yuzuru Hanyu, Sulli, and Benjamin Mendy. After him are Saoirse Ronan, Bruno Fernandes, Mateo Kovačić, Raheem Sterling, Aymeric Laporte, and Sébastien Haller. Among people deceased in 2017, Otto Warmbier ranks 293Before him are Abdelmajid Dolmy, Prodigy, Roberto Ferreiro, Ulli Lommel, Zoltan Sarosy, and John Abercrombie. After him are Marita Lindahl, Clare Hollingworth, Shunichiro Okano, Hans Alfredson, Jana Novotná, and Shyla Stylez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Otto Warmbier ranks 5,789 out of 18,182Before him are Rick Husband (1957), Thomas Ian Griffith (1962), Carol Channing (1921), Nicholas Gonzalez (1976), Carl A. Wirtanen (1910), and Florence Lee (1888). After him are William Gibson (1914), Taylor Kinney (1981), Lawrence Roberts (1937), Tracy Chevalier (1962), Fanny Brice (1891), and Maria Tallchief (1925).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Otto Warmbier ranks 55Before him are Phyllis Schlafly (1924), Fred Hampton (1948), Anna Louise Strong (1885), Afeni Shakur (1947), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), and Eugene V. Debs (1855). After him are Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826), Cesar Chavez (1927), Leonard Peltier (1944), Lucy Stone (1818), Mumia Abu-Jamal (1954), and Ruby Bridges (1954).