Robert Sobukwe

1924 - 1978

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Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe (5 December 1924 – 27 February 1978) was a prominent South African political dissident and teacher, who founded the Pan Africanist Congress in opposition to the South African apartheid system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Sobukwe has received more than 338,504 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Sobukwe is the 14,714th most popular politician, the 186th most popular biography from South Africa and the 48th most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Sobukwe ranks 14,714 out of 15,710Before him are John W. Geary, Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå, Brice Hortefeux, K. Chandrashekar Rao, Miguel Abia Biteo Boricó, and Manohar Parrikar. After him are Karl Erjavec, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Richard J. Terrile, Chiril Gaburici, Ahmed Tidiane Souaré, and James Carlisle.

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Among people born in 1924, Robert Sobukwe ranks 389Before him are Frank Lautenberg, Margaret Whiting, Juan Ponce Enrile, Joseph Campanella, Bob Kurland, and Jonathan Frid. After him are Ron Staniforth, Mal Whitfield, Dolores Gray, F. Sionil José, and Wendell Ford. Among people deceased in 1978, Robert Sobukwe ranks 207Before him are Malvina Reynolds, Wendy Barrie, Tom Wilson, Gertrude Mary Cox, Ray Noble, and Selwyn Lloyd. After him are Hugh MacDiarmid and Kofi Abrefa Busia.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Robert Sobukwe ranks 186 out of 312Before him are Phil Masinga (1969), Fatima Meer (1928), Lillian Board (1948), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Sol Plaatje (1876), and Theo de Raadt (1968). After him are Jerome Damon (1972), Reeva Steenkamp (1983), Trevor Noah (1984), Amanda Coetzer (1971), Willie Toweel (1934), and Hans Vonk (1970).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Robert Sobukwe ranks 48Before him are Ruth First (1925), Govan Mbeki (1910), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (1949), Zindzi Mandela (1960), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (1955), and Sol Plaatje (1876). After him are Tony Leon (1956), Julius Malema (1981), Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (1963), and Mmusi Maimane (1980).