Rebiya Kadeer

1946 - Today

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Rebiya Kadeer (Uighur: رابىيە قادىر, Рабийә Қадир; born 15 November 1946) is an ethnic Uyghur, businesswoman and political activist. Born in Altay City, Xinjiang, Kadeer became a millionaire in the 1980s through her real estate holdings and ownership of a multinational conglomerate. Kadeer held various positions in the National People's Congress in Beijing and other political institutions before being arrested in 1999 for, according to Chinese state media, sending confidential internal reference reports to her husband, who worked in the United States as a pro-East Turkistan independence broadcaster. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rebiya Kadeer has received more than 227,565 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Rebiya Kadeer is the 156th most popular businessperson, the 414th most popular biography from China (up from 430th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Chinese Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 156 out of 604Before her are Masayoshi Son, Torakusu Yamaha, Karl Albrecht, Thomas J. Watson, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and Ron Dennis. After her are Roger Ailes, Sheldon Adelson, Jack Daniel, Fusajiro Yamauchi, John DeLorean, and Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden.

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Among people born in 1946, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 107Before her are Kim Kyong-hui, Marisa Paredes, Robert Reich, Marilyn vos Savant, Paul L. Modrich, and Thongloun Sisoulith. After her are Robert J. Shiller, Gerard 't Hooft, Robby Krieger, Elías Figueroa, Robert Mapplethorpe, and François Bozizé.

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Among people born in China, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 414 out of 1,186Before her are Marpa Lotsawa (1012), Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147), Bao Xishun (1951), Li Dazhao (1889), Mao Dun (1896), and Zhu Yousong (1607). After her are Emperor Xizong of Tang (862), Lei Feng (1940), Emperor Yizong of Tang (833), Guo Moruo (1892), Tang Yin (1470), and Xu Da (1332).


Among businesspeople born in China, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 4Before her are Li Ka-shing (1928), Jack Ma (1964), and Ren Zhengfei (1944). After her are Lee Shau-kee (1929), Jimmy Lai (1948), Ma Huateng (1971), Wang Jianlin (1954), Lei Jun (1969), Li Ning (1963), Henry Luce (1898), and Meng Wanzhou (1972).