Shirin Ebadi

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Shirin Ebadi (Persian: شيرين عبادى‎, romanized: Širin Ebādi; born 21 June 1947) is an Iranian political activist, lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirin Ebadi has received more than 469,680 page views. Her biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Shirin Ebadi is the 44th most popular social activist (down from 35th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Iran (down from 50th in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Social Activist.

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  • 74.57

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  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Shirin Ebadi ranks 44 out of 544. Before her are Omar Mukhtar, Simon Wiesenthal, Alexey Stakhanov, Carl von Ossietzky, Stenka Razin, and Élie Ducommun. After her are Babak Khorramdin, Thích Quảng Đức, Camilo Cienfuegos, Emily Greene Balch, Hassan al-Banna, and Horst Wessel.

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Among people born in 1947, Shirin Ebadi ranks 21Before her are Carlos Santana, Florentino Pérez, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Iggy Pop, Tom Clancy, and Robert Kiyosaki. After her are Michael Porter, Takeshi Kitano, Farrah Fawcett, Paco de Lucía, Salman Rushdie, and Glenn Close.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Shirin Ebadi ranks 62 out of 463. Before her are Xerxes II of Persia (-500), Bayazid Bastami (804), Sogdianus of Persia (-500), Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956), Ghazan (1271), and Abbas Kiarostami (1940). After her are Cyaxares (-700), Jamshīd al-Kāshī (1380), Babak Khorramdin (798), Qasem Soleimani (1957), Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (1934), and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (1831).

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Among social activists born in Iran, Shirin Ebadi ranks 1After her are Babak Khorramdin (798), Musa al-Sadr (1928), Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei (1899), Mahmoud Taleghani (1911), Nasrin Sotoudeh (1963), Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani (1967), Maryam Namazie (1966), Reyhaneh Jabbari (1988), and Death of Sahar Khodayari (1990).

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