Paul Watson

1950 - Today

Paul Watson

Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a Canadian-American marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist, who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an anti-poaching and direct action group focused on marine conservation and marine conservation activism. The tactics used by Sea Shepherd have attracted opposition, with the group accused of eco-terrorism by both the Japanese government and Greenpeace. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Watson has received more than 918,434 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 246th most popular social activist.

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  • 920k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Paul Watson ranks 245 out of 426Before him are Alexander Antonov, Kazimierz Świątek, Baba Amte, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Carlo Cafiero, and Ken Saro-Wiwa. After him are Eglantyne Jebb, Dorothy Day, George Lincoln Rockwell, Charles Boycott, Beppe Grillo, and Christabel Pankhurst.

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Among people born in 1950, Paul Watson ranks 132Before him are Miki Manojlović, Andrzej Szarmach, David Duke, Francis Collins, Alexander Lebed, and Mary Hopkin. After him are Moshe Ya'alon, Joe Perry, Helen Clark, Steven Van Zandt, Winfried Schäfer, and Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Paul Watson ranks 150 out of 840Before him are Marie Dressler (1868), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Graham Greene (1952), Katheryn Winnick (1977), Diana Krall (1964), and Peter North (1957). After him are Maynard Ferguson (1928), Frances Oldham Kelsey (1914), Raymond Massey (1896), James Gosling (1955), Maud Menten (1879), and Louis Jolliet (1645).


Among social activists born in Canada, Paul Watson ranks 1After him are Viola Desmond (1914).

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