New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Tan Malaka

1897 - 1949

Photo of Tan Malaka

Icon of person Tan Malaka

Tan Malaka (2 June 1897 – 21 February 1949) was an Indonesian teacher, Marxist, philosopher, founder of Struggle Union (Persatuan Perjuangan) and Murba Party, independent guerrilla, Indonesian fighter, and national hero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tan Malaka has received more than 257,472 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Tan Malaka is the 9,165th most popular politician (up from 9,802nd in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Indonesia (up from 30th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Indonesian Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 260k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tan Malakas by language


Among politicians, Tan Malaka ranks 9,165 out of 15,577Before him are Gaius Julius Priscus, Azzone Visconti, Lê Đức Anh, Venancio Flores, Jacob Hutter, and García Jiménez of Pamplona. After him are Ljudevit, Georg, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Henutsen, Gao of Xia, John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, and Cwichelm of Wessex.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1897, Tan Malaka ranks 129Before him are Agustín Lara, Elisabeth Bergner, Emil Leon Post, Štefan Tiso, Richard Hildebrandt, and August Heissmeyer. After him are Gaspar Cassadó, Ram Prasad Bismil, Edith Head, Marian Anderson, Xu Zhimo, and Horace McCoy. Among people deceased in 1949, Tan Malaka ranks 74Before him are Wakatsuki Reijirō, Koçi Xoxe, Lead Belly, Martin Knudsen, Damaskinos of Athens, and James Forrestal. After him are Boris Asafyev, Momčilo Tapavica, Traicho Kostov, Alfred J. Lotka, Othon Friesz, and Josep Maria Jujol.

Others Born in 1897

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1949

Go to all Rankings

In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Tan Malaka ranks 24 out of 126Before him are Kartini (1879), George Uhlenbeck (1900), Hendrik Brouwer (1581), Lil Dagover (1887), Enrique of Malacca (1495), and Jusuf Kalla (1942). After him are Raden Saleh (1811), Cut Nyak Dhien (1850), Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), Hamengkubuwono IX (1912), Abdul Haris Nasution (1918), and Adam Malik (1917).

Among POLITICIANS In Indonesia

Among politicians born in Indonesia, Tan Malaka ranks 12Before him are Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Diponegoro (1785), and Jusuf Kalla (1942). After him are Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), Hamengkubuwono IX (1912), Adam Malik (1917), Ma'ruf Amin (1943), Sutan Sjahrir (1909), and D. N. Aidit (1923).