Pier Gerlofs Donia

1480 - 1520

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pier Gerlofs Donia has received more than 748,436 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pier Gerlofs Donia is the 94th most popular social activist (up from 118th in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 135th in 2019) and the most popular 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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Among social activists, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 94 out of 538Before him are Fra Dolcino, Augusto César Sandino, Antipope Clement III, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, René Cassin, and Syed Ahmad Khan. After him are Jenny von Westphalen, Louise Michel, Emilia Plater, An Jung-geun, Susan B. Anthony, and José Rizal.

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Among people born in 1480, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 11Before him are Albrecht Altdorfer, Johann Georg Faust, Lorenzo Lotto, Götz von Berlichingen, Joachim Patinir, and Philibert II, Duke of Savoy. After him are Salaì, Saint Cajetan, Palma Vecchio, Gazi Husrev-beg, Dosso Dossi, and Marcantonio Raimondi. 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 Cuitláhuac, Kunigunde of Austria, Sten Sture the Younger, Agostino Chigi, Jo Gwang-jo, and Ippolito d'Este.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 109 out of 1,427Before him are Louise of the Netherlands (1828), Gerrit Dou (1613), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Marinus van der Lubbe (1909), and Menno Simons (1496). After him are Isabelle de Charrière (1740), Willem Janszoon (1570), Simon van der Meer (1925), Cornelis Drebbel (1572), Pieter Aertsen (1508), and Paulus Potter (1625).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Netherlands

Among social activists born in Netherlands, Pier Gerlofs Donia ranks 1After him are Gaius Julius Civilis (25) and Hannie Schaft (1920).