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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 641,378 page views. Her biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Shirin Ebadi is the 49th most popular social activist (down from 44th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Iran (up from 62nd in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Social Activist.

Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer and human rights activist. She was the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003.

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Among social activists, Shirin Ebadi ranks 49 out of 538Before her are Alfred Hermann Fried, Carl von Ossietzky, Thích Quảng Đức, Yemelyan Pugachev, Stenka Razin, and Hassan al-Banna. After her are Babak Khorramdin, Alexey Stakhanov, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Witold Pilecki, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi, and Camilo Cienfuegos.

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Among people born in 1947, Shirin Ebadi ranks 26Before her are Paul Auster, Tom Clancy, Carlos Santana, Glenn Close, Iggy Pop, and Salman Rushdie. After her are Paco de Lucía, Robert Kiyosaki, Sam Neill, Dick Advocaat, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, and Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Shirin Ebadi ranks 60 out of 528Before her are Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903), Báb (1819), Cyaxares (-700), Ghazan (1271), Cyrus I (-690), and Jami (1414). After her are Babak Khorramdin (798), Bayazid Bastami (804), Jamshīd al-Kāshī (1380), Xerxes II of Persia (-500), Shapur II (309), and Achaemenes (-800).

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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), Nasrin Sotoudeh (1963), Mahmoud Taleghani (1911), Mina Ahadi (1956), Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani (1967), Maryam Namazie (1966), Reyhaneh Jabbari (1988), Execution of Navid Afkari (1993), and Death of Sahar Khodayari (1990).