Sylvia Rivera

1951 - 2002

Sylvia Rivera

Sylvia Rivera (July 2, 1951 – February 19, 2002) was a Latina American gay liberation and transgender rights activist, prominent as an activist and community worker in New York. Rivera, who identified as a drag queen, participated in demonstrations with the Gay Liberation Front.With close friend Marsha P. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sylvia Rivera has received more than 842,316 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 355th most popular social activist.

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  • 840k

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  • 43.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Sylvia Rivera ranks 354 out of 426Before her are Otto Warmbier, Afeni Shakur, Nadia Murad, Wang Dan, Stokely Carmichael, and Stephen Mallory. After her are Mary Edwards Walker, Aslı Erdoğan, Catharine MacKinnon, Fazu Aliyeva, Robert Emmet, and Henry Spira.

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Among people born in 1951, Sylvia Rivera ranks 305Before her are Olga Jackowska, Zoltán Ribli, Harry Hamlin, Phil Neal, Sally Mann, and Steve Perryman. After her are Paul Carrack, Gerrie Knetemann, Sanja Ilić, Bill Frisell, John L. Phillips, and Anton Tkáč. Among people deceased in 2002, Sylvia Rivera ranks 193Before her are Conny Vandenbos, José Hierro, Yuji Hyakutake, Geoffrey Crossley, Jack Shea, and John R. Pierce. After her are Bob Hayes, Spike Milligan, Ramiro de León Carpio, Desmond Hoyte, Anatoli Bashashkin, and Sam Snead.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sylvia Rivera ranks 6,334 out of 12,171Before her are Doc Watson (1923), Gayle Rubin (null), Donald Trump Jr. (1977), Jeff Scott Soto (1965), Sophia Bush (1982), and Allen J. Bard (1933). After her are Bernard Hopkins (1965), Royal Harwood Frost (1879), Glenn Medeiros (1970), Rob Van Dam (1970), Gary Locke (1950), and Noah Emmerich (1965).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Sylvia Rivera ranks 55Before her are Mumia Abu-Jamal (1954), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Lucy Parsons (1853), Otto Warmbier (1994), and Afeni Shakur (1947). After her are Mary Edwards Walker (null), Catharine MacKinnon (1946), Ralph Abernathy (1926), Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890), Aaron Swartz (1986), and Dorothea Dix (1802).

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