Sophie Adlersparre

1823 - 1895

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Carin Sophie Adlersparre, known under the pen-name Esselde (born Leijonhufvud; 6 July 1823 – 27 June 1895) was one of the pioneers of the 19th-century women's rights movement in Sweden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sophie Adlersparre has received more than 30,099 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Sophie Adlersparre is the 347th most popular social activist (down from 303rd in 2019), the 444th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 398th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Swedish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Sophie Adlersparre ranks 347 out of 840Before her are Greta Thunberg, Gaius Hostilius Mancinus, Catherine Breshkovsky, Anatoly Marchenko, Sumner Paine, and Lempira. After her are Mehdi Huseynzade, Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, Dorothy Day, Ninomiya Sontoku, Klara Zamenhof, and Wei Jingsheng.

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Among people born in 1823, Sophie Adlersparre ranks 43Before her are Enrico Betti, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Karl Schenk, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, Alfred Stevens, and Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens. After her are Imre Madách, Paul Janet, José María Iglesias, Schuyler Colfax, Ivan Aksakov, and Jules Émile Planchon. Among people deceased in 1895, Sophie Adlersparre ranks 52Before her are Lahiri Mahasaya, Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia, L. L. Langstroth, Eugen Langen, Ahmed Cevdet Pasha, and Princess Elisabeth Anna of Prussia. After her are Hayranidil Kadın, Henri Ernest Baillon, Meijer de Haan, Viktor Rydberg, John Wesley Hardin, and Daniel Kirkwood.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Sophie Adlersparre ranks 444 out of 1,879Before her are Jan Johansson (1931), Gösta Pettersson (1940), Estrid of the Obotrites (979), Greta Thunberg (2003), Victoria Silvstedt (1974), and Conny Torstensson (1949). After her are E-Type (1965), Oscar Swahn (1847), Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna (1417), Alicia Vikander (1988), Björn Skifs (1947), and Ivar Johansson (1903).


Among social activists born in Sweden, Sophie Adlersparre ranks 6Before her are Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Axel Munthe (1857), Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson (1390), Joe Hill (1879), and Greta Thunberg (2003). After her are Katarina Taikon (1932), Gertrud Adelborg (1853), Ivan Betskoy (1704), and Isabelle Axelsson (2001).