Shulamith Firestone

1945 - 2012

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Shulamith "Shulie" Firestone (January 7, 1945 – August 28, 2012) was a Canadian-American radical feminist, writer and activist. Firestone was a central figure in the early development of radical feminism and second-wave feminism and a founding member of three radical-feminist groups: New York Radical Women, Redstockings, and New York Radical Feminists. Within these radical movements, Firestone became known as "the firebrand" and "the fireball" for the fervor and passion she expressed towards the cause. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shulamith Firestone has received more than 330,627 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Shulamith Firestone is the 2,239th most popular writer (up from 3,171st in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Canada (up from 188th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Canadian Writer.

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Among writers, Shulamith Firestone ranks 2,239 out of 5,794Before her are Izabela Czartoryska, Martin Walser, Afanasy Fet, Frans G. Bengtsson, Zygmunt Krasiński, and Quadratus of Athens. After her are Kiki Dimoula, Leon Uris, Antigonus of Carystus, Almeida Garrett, Vilhelm Moberg, and Posidippus.

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Among people born in 1945, Shulamith Firestone ranks 157Before her are Jessye Norman, Pat Riley, Brion James, Wolfgang Schüssel, Birendra of Nepal, and George Dzundza. After her are Marek Grechuta, Robert Cialdini, Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, George Alencherry, Princess Michael of Kent, and Divine. Among people deceased in 2012, Shulamith Firestone ranks 119Before her are Alexander Arutiunian, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Giorgio Chinaglia, Malam Bacai Sanhá, Anita Björk, and Lina Romay. After her are Sixten Jernberg, Gae Aulenti, Georges Mathieu, Kathryn Joosten, Félix Miélli Venerando, and Iajuddin Ahmed.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Shulamith Firestone ranks 131 out of 1,130Before her are Fay Wray (1907), Jean Chrétien (1934), James Craig Watson (1838), Reginald Fessenden (1866), Wilfrid Laurier (1841), and Walter Huston (1883). After her are David Foster (1949), Peter Cullen (1941), Bonar Law (1858), Robert Langlands (1936), Shawn Mendes (1998), and Nelly Furtado (1978).

Among WRITERS In Canada

Among writers born in Canada, Shulamith Firestone ranks 8Before her are Alice Munro (1931), Margaret Atwood (1939), Saul Bellow (1915), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Brian Tracy (1944), and David Morrell (1943). After her are David Shore (1959), Naomi Klein (1970), Gabrielle Roy (1909), Gordon R. Dickson (1923), Mordecai Richler (1931), and Anne Hébert (1916).