Pier Gerlofs Donia

1480 - 1520

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Pier Gerlofs Donia (c. 1480 – 28 October 1520) was a Frisian farmer, rebel leader, and pirate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pier Gerlofs Donia has received more than 939,266 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Pier Gerlofs Donia is the 133rd most popular social activist (down from 98th in 2019), the 162nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 109th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Dutch Social Activist.

Gerlofs Donia is most famous for being the protagonist of a series of short stories written by Swedish author Henning Mankell.

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Over the past year Pier Gerlofs Donia has had the most page views in the with 117,835 views, followed by Dutch (38,719), and Spanish (11,755). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Sinhalese (117.55%), Spanish (68.48%), and Esperanto (57.01%)


Among social activists, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 133 out of 840Before him are Antipope Clement III, Georgy Gapon, George Stinney, Steve Biko, Musa al-Sadr, and Vesna Vulović. After him are Abimael Guzmán, Mairead Maguire, Gangubai Kothewali, Hilda Gadea, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, and Alfred Naujocks.

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Among people born in 1480, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 15Before him are Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, Palma Vecchio, Dosso Dossi, and Gazi Husrev-beg. After him are Marcantonio Raimondi, Salaì, Jean Clouet, Matrakçı Nasuh, Juan de Grijalva, and Stańczyk. Among people deceased in 1520, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 6Before him are Raphael, Selim I, Pedro Álvares Cabral, Moctezuma II, and Martin Waldseemüller. After him are Kunigunde of Austria, Cuitláhuac, Ravidas, Sten Sture the Younger, Agostino Chigi, and Ippolito d'Este.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 162 out of 1,646Before him are Princess Irene of the Netherlands (1939), Piet Keizer (1943), Eugène Dubois (1858), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Theo van Gogh (1957), and Jan Pieterszoon Coen (1587). After him are Ferdinand Bol (1616), John II, Count of Holland (1247), Cees Nooteboom (1933), Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), and Willy van de Kerkhof (1951).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Netherlands

Among social activists born in Netherlands, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 3Before him are Marinus van der Lubbe (1909), and Gaius Julius Civilis (25). After him are Johannes Kleiman (1896), and Hannie Schaft (1920).