Rebiya Kadeer

1946 - Today

Rebiya Kadeer

Rebiya Kadeer (Uyghur: 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 199,131 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 154th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 156 out of 481Before her are Mike Markkula, Ron Dennis, Thomas Lipton, Ramón Calderón, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, and Sheldon Adelson. After her are Melitta Bentz, Giovanni Battista Caproni, Evangelos Zappas, Josep Lluís Núñez, John Sculley, and John Jacob Astor.

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Among people born in 1946, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 121Before her are Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Laurent Fabius, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Artur Jorge, Vuk Drašković, and Tony Levin. After her are Anthony Daniels, Elías Figueroa, Brenda Blethyn, Ralf Hütter, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, and Robby Krieger.

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Among people born in China, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 430 out of 921Before her are Drogön Chögyal Phagpa (1235), Wu Peifu (1874), Demchugdongrub (1902), 8th Dalai Lama (1758), Octar (350), and Eileen Chang (1920). After her are Dong Biwu (1886), Lu You (1125), Feng Guozhang (1859), Mei Lanfang (1894), Zhang Zai (1020), and Tung Chee-hwa (1937).


Among businesspeople born in China, Rebiya Kadeer ranks 3Before her are Li Ka-shing (1928) and Jack Ma (1964). After her are Lee Shau-kee (1929), Li Ning (1963), Henry Luce (1898), Ma Huateng (1971), Lei Jun (1969), Meng Wanzhou (1972), and Yang Huiyan (1981).

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